Welcome to the Department of Communication Design (COMD). For over 60 years, COMD has been preparing students for rewarding careers in the dynamic field of visual communications and media management.
Communication Design is the strategic and conceptual development of visual information to tell stories and convey ideas and emotions. The department prepares students to contribute in the fields of advertising and design by cultivating conceptual thinking, creativity and collaborative skills in all students. Despite restructuring in the publishing industry, the media and advertising sector remains one of New York City’s biggest employers.