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The art of advertising has been a part of the selling process for as long as people and organizations have exchanged desired products and services. In our globally connected marketplace today, the demand for advertising experts who can meet consumer needs is ever increasing. Gannon's advertising communication program will lead you to master the principles of advertising and marketing to make your own mark in organizations large or small, for-profit or nonprofit, local or international.
Gain real-world knowledge through key advertising communication courses including:
Fundamentals of Advertising: Gain a strong foundation in the building blocks of the business: creativity, integrated marketing communication, agency structure and media options.
Principles of Public Relations: An exciting career as a public relations professional starts with this course, which will give you a foundation in public relations strategies and communication tools.
Integrated Marketing Campaign Development: Student teams collaborate as an in-class agency to compete and win the account of an actual local nonprofit organization with the guidance of a local advertising professional.
Our advertising communication program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can:
“The faculty and staff in the School of Communication and the Arts have challenged me to step outside my comfort zone and develop my potential as a young creative mind.”
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Shawn ClerkinAssociate Professor
Lindsey DiTirroAssistant Professor
Francis GarlandAssistant Professor
Mary GensheimerAssistant ProfessorCo-Director
Anne O'NeillAssociate Professor
Daniel AdamusAdjunct Lecturer
Jason BeckerAdjunct Lecturer
Erika BerlinAdjunct Lecturer
Lauren BloreAdjunct Lecturer
Erin BogdaAdjunct Lecturer
Ellise ChaseAdjunct Lecturer
Benito DiStefanoAdjunct Lecturer
Danielle Dolin-BaneAdjunct Lecturer
Tina FitzgeraldAdjunct Lecturer
Meghan ForanAdjunct Lecturer
Kimber ForresterAdjunct Lecturer
Samuel HymanAdjunct Lecturer
Brian KuzmanAdjunct Lecturer
Sean LaffertyAdjunct Lecturer
Chester LaPriceAdjunct Lecturer
Sean MorphyAdjunct Lecturer
Hollin NiesAdjunct Lecturer
Abigail PaulsonAdjunct Lecturer
Barbara PriestapAdjunct Lecturer
Lori SteadmanAdjunct Lecturer
Rebecca StynAdjunct Lecturer
Melanie VadzemnieksAdjunct Lecturer
Miles VidaAdjunct Lecturer
Sonya WhitmanAdjunct Lecturer
Margo WolfeAdjunct Lecturer