Department of Journalism and Mass Communications

The goals of the department are to prepare students for positions in writing, newspaper, magazine, public relations, video production, photography, web design, sales, publicity, media production and advertising. The major is an excellent preparation for employment in media, or for graduate study in communications or journalism.

Majors & Minors

Benedictine College offers both a major and minor in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Mass Communications or Journalism.




Careers in the field include news writer, photographer, web designer, video producer, reporter, public relations specialist and many other creative jobs in the media and professional/service communities or business.

Campus Organizations & Activities


  • Dr. Kevin Page, Professor and Chair
  • Dr. Dennis Dunleavy, Associate Professor
  • Julie Love Smith, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Michael Throop, Instructor
  • Josh Pound, Adjunct Instructor
  • Thomas Hoopes, Adjunct Professor

Contact Information

For more information, please email Dr. Kevin Page or call 913.360.7390.