Mass communication and media studies

Program overview


What is Public Relations?The School of Journalism & Media Studies offers graduate study leading to the Master of Arts degree in communication with a specialization in mass communication and media studies. The degree prepares students for additional graduate work at the doctoral level, leadership positions in key communication industries and professional areas, or teaching careers at the community college level. Graduates occupy leadership positions in advertising, journalism, media and telecommunications management, digital media, public relations and telecommunications policy, as well as enter premier doctoral programs across the country.

Research interests of faculty and students include media message and program strategies, media organizations and professionals, audience uses of media, media history, media production, media ethics, media law, new media studies, digital media technologies, media criticism, media and gender, media management, telecommunication regulation and policy and international media.


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Graduate program curriculum
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