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252 MA Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication

A Master of Arts is oftentimes required for those who wish to be experts in their liberal arts field, or for students who wish to obtain higher-paying positions elsewhere. These degrees require completion of a bachelor’s degree for admission and often take two years to complete. What is an MA in Journalism and Mass Communication? For students looking to take advanced classes in advertising,… Read more

A Master of Arts is oftentimes required for those who wish to be experts in their liberal arts field, or for students who wish to obtain higher-paying positions elsewhere. These degrees require completion of a bachelor’s degree for admission and often take two years to complete.

What is an MA in Journalism and Mass Communication? For students looking to take advanced classes in advertising, media law, public administration, ethics and writing, a Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication will likely be an excellent fit. Students may enjoy opportunities to participate in real-life examples of journalism and public communication situations and learn essential industry terminology, crucial for doing an excellent job in the field.

Benefits of studying journalism and mass communication include excellent strategic communication skills, cultural and industry competence, as well as enhanced writing and editing skills. Skills obtained in this degree program translate well to programs outside of journalism, too.

Tuition amount for an MA in Journalism and Mass Communication vary greatly depending on which university is offering the degree and where the university is located. Speaking to an academic advisor will be the best option for answering cost questions.

After graduating with this MA, individuals often go on to exciting careers in journalism, specializing as investigators, broadcasters and technologists. Those with an interest in a marketing career also do well with this degree because of the focus on strategic communication and advertising. Graduates of the program may find rewarding jobs as writers, editors and media consultants depending on their area of interest. Still others choose to become teachers of journalism and communication at a university.

A Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication can be completed online or in-person at universities around the globe. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Queens University of Charlotte Online
Charlotte , USA

The online Master of Arts in Communication at Queens University of Charlotte pairs proven principles, tools, and tactics with new and emerging media trends.

The online Master of Arts in Communication at Queens University of Charlotte pairs proven principles, tools, and tactics with new and emerging media trends. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
Sacred Heart University Online
Fairfield , USA

With a strong focus on both theory and practice, SHU's Master's in Strategic Communications and Public Relations program will help you gain the experience, knowledge, and port ... +

With a strong focus on both theory and practice, SHU's Master's in Strategic Communications and Public Relations program will help you gain the experience, knowledge, and portfolio you need to launch your career in as few as two years on a flexible, part-time schedule. Prepare to meet the demands of an ever-changing media landscape with advanced, professional skills necessary to communicate effectively across a variety of media platforms. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington , USA

The Master of Arts in Communication offers practical and applied knowledge, taught by the social scientists who study effective communication and the practitioners who use it. ... +

The Master of Arts in Communication offers practical and applied knowledge, taught by the social scientists who study effective communication and the practitioners who use it. Electives engage students by having them tackle real-life communication issues, develop usable communication skills, and build a strong portfolio. And industry experts bring real-world lessons, experience, and best practices in the classroom. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 

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American University Online
Washington , USA

American University's online Master's in Strategic Communications program teaches you to plan strategic campaigns, craft persuasive messages, and effectively target different ... +

American University's online Master's in Strategic Communications program teaches you to plan strategic campaigns, craft persuasive messages, and effectively target different audiences. -
MA
Part-time
20 months
English
Online
 
London College of Contemporary Arts
London , United Kingdom

Want to give your career a boost? LCCA offers the MA Global Marketing and Communications course in partnership with the University for the Creative Arts, one of the top 15 ins ... +

Want to give your career a boost? LCCA offers the MA Global Marketing and Communications course in partnership with the University for the Creative Arts, one of the top 15 institutions in the UK according to the Guardian League Table 2020. Throughout the course, you’ll develop your skills in strategic thinking, leadership and decision-making. You’ll also combine theory with practice to help you understand how your newfound knowledge can be applied in a real-life setting. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Saint Ives , United Kingdom

Hone your comedy writing skills, and develop a body of work which combines creativity, cultural relevance and industry awareness. Get match-fit for a career as a professional ... +

Hone your comedy writing skills, and develop a body of work which combines creativity, cultural relevance and industry awareness. Get match-fit for a career as a professional comedy writer. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
23 Jan 2021
11 Jan 2021
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston , USA

Zone in on the intersection of business, advertising and communication through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications. I ... +

Zone in on the intersection of business, advertising and communication through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications. In an affordable, flexible format, you'll prepare for leadership roles in marketing, communication, journalism, media, advertising, public relations, social media. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest , Hungary

The Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies at ELTE is currently the only higher institution of education in Hungary to offer an English-language MA degree in Film Studies.

The Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies at ELTE is currently the only higher institution of education in Hungary to offer an English-language MA degree in Film Studies. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
San Francisco , USA

The Master of Arts in Professional Communication (MAPC) provides the knowledge and training for superior oral, written, and visual communication skills. Our program is designe ... +

The Master of Arts in Professional Communication (MAPC) provides the knowledge and training for superior oral, written, and visual communication skills. Our program is designed for people who seek the techniques and knowledge required to be communication specialists in a wide range of fields in an ever-shifting 21st-century workplace. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of New York in Prague (UNYP)
Prague , Czech Republic

With increasing communication possibilities, a crucial question that concerns both organizations and individuals is one of strategy. Just having the tools at one’s disposal, d ... +

With increasing communication possibilities, a crucial question that concerns both organizations and individuals is one of strategy. Just having the tools at one’s disposal, does not result in effective communication, it is the understanding of the choices of channels that help organizations and people to achieve their goals. -
MA MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
Online
 
Bath Spa University
Bath , United Kingdom

This Feature Filmmaking course will give you an industry-focused education in the business and practice of modern, low budget feature film production.

This Feature Filmmaking course will give you an industry-focused education in the business and practice of modern, low budget feature film production. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Munich , Germany +1 More

Study a Master of Arts in Digital Media Business. This Media and Communication Management M.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campuses in Munich and ... +

Study a Master of Arts in Digital Media Business. This Media and Communication Management M.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campuses in Munich and Berlin, Germany. -
MA MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Plymouth College of Art
Plymouth , United Kingdom

MA by Research is an exciting opportunity for you to study at Masters level in the dynamic and transdisciplinary arts environment of the college, whilst following an area of y ... +

MA by Research is an exciting opportunity for you to study at Masters level in the dynamic and transdisciplinary arts environment of the college, whilst following an area of your own creative interest under the supervision of specialist academic staff. MA by Research runs for two years (part-time) and enables students to explore aspects of knowledge at the forefront of an academic or professional discipline, with research areas negotiated with you on application. Your final submission will be by written thesis and is differentiated from our other practice-led MA courses, with a stronger focus on written outcomes. Core specialisms include all academic areas currently offered through the Schools of Art + Media; Design + Communication; and Cultural + Critical Studies. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Radboud University
Nijmegen , Netherlands

If you choose to study International Business Communication at Radboud University you will be able to combine academic research techniques with practical business competencies ... +

If you choose to study International Business Communication at Radboud University you will be able to combine academic research techniques with practical business competencies. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
01 Mar 2021
Campus
 
Leiden University
Leiden , Netherlands +9 More

The master's programme in Media Studies at Leiden University combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience to create an ideal launch-pad for a career in literature, ... +

The master's programme in Media Studies at Leiden University combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience to create an ideal launch-pad for a career in literature, film, photography or journalism. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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