Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Communication Program

We train transformative communicators for 21st century opportunities.

The Jefferson Communication program prepares students for today’s media marketplace through a broad-based education that emphasizes storytelling, critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and multimedia skills development.

The program tailors itself to the unique career goals of each student, and provides the key skills necessary to transition into new areas of communications, as the marketplace continues to change and grow. 

For more information on Jefferson’s Communication program, please contact Letrell Crittenden, Program Director.

Communication Program

Dr. Crittenden is a journalist, media scholar and educator who joins the Communication program from Robert Morris University. His research interests include diversity, inclusion and empowerment in mainstream media, race and media, community and advocacy journalism, and media literacy.

Degrees & Programs

The BS in Communication Program offers a dynamic multidisciplinary education emphasizing critical thinking, creative problem solving and a methodology where narrative creation and strategic planning are at the nexus of media in a multitude of forms.

Contact Us


Letrell Crittenden, PhD
Director and Professor,
Communication Program

Phone: 215-382-6680, ext. 3120


Office of Admissions
East Falls Campus
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Phone: 215-951-2800 
Fax: 215-951-2907