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Dean's Welcome

We are proud of the international accreditation of our programs

On behalf of our students, faculty and staff, I am pleased to welcome you to our college website. 
The College of Communication is one of a small number of colleges in the area with full international accreditation from the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).  

The College of Communication was inaugurated on September 1, 2002. Since then, it has witnessed rapid growth in the rate of student enrollment, number of faculty members and size of media infrastructure available in the college.
We have also added branches at the University's Khorfakan, Kalba and Al-Zaid satellite campuses.   

Our mission is to improve people's lives through excellence in research, community service, and teaching and training. Consequently, our programs are designed to educate, excite, and engage students with a focus on the 21st century digital environment.

The college offers three undergraduate programs in the following areas: 
- Mass Communication (with three tracks in electronic media, journalism, and graphic design and multimedia) 
- Public Relations
- General Mass Communication  (exclusively in English)

The college also offers a master's program in general communication. 
Each program is delivered by our outstanding faculty who are among the best in their respective fields, and supported by our dedicated staff. The college has always been successful in recruiting talented and diverse students representing all areas of communication.  

The college also boasts 6 state-of-the-art broadcast studios, 6 desktop publishing and multimedia labs and other instructional facilities that meet professional standards in the field.  

Regardless of which field students choose to pursue, they all receive a well-rounded liberal arts education and acquire valuable skills in writing, filming, editing and critical thinking.

I am proud to lead our college and encourage our faculty and staff to help further our mission and create a bright future for our students. I invite you to explore our website and discover how a degree from the College of Communication, University of Sharjah prepares students to become successful professionals in the communication and media industry.



Essam Naser, Ph.D.
Acting  Dean, College of Communication