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299 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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University of Akron Online
Akron, USA

This program is for students and professionals interested in strategically creating and managing messages in the contexts of social media and health and crisis communication. ... +

This program is for students and professionals interested in strategically creating and managing messages in the contexts of social media and health and crisis communication. You will develop skills in social media analytics, data storytelling, informatics, data analysis, multimedia production, and more. -
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Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
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. -
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Part-time
20 months
English
Sep 2022
Online
 
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. -
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Part-time
English
Online
 

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Sacred Heart University Online
Fairfield, USA

With a focus on theory and practice, Sacred Heart University's 100% online Master's in Strategic Communications and Public Relations program will help you gain the knowledge a ... +

With a focus on theory and practice, Sacred Heart University's 100% online Master's in Strategic Communications and Public Relations program will help you gain the knowledge and experience you need to advance your career in as little as two years on a flexible, part-time schedule. This innovative program prepares you to meet the demands of a dynamic media landscape by giving you the professional skills to communicate effectively across a variety of platforms. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs Master of Arts in Film and Media develops the expertise, resources, and relationships you need to work in your chosen area of interes ... +

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs Master of Arts in Film and Media develops the expertise, resources, and relationships you need to work in your chosen area of interest in the film and media business. In this 30-credit program, you will develop your own point of view, mission, distinctive storytelling approach, and professional portfolio in your area of focus. Choose a concentration in writing, sound, or business, and build your portfolio while also gaining broad industry knowledge in classes taught by practicing writers, producers, sound professionals, and creators. -
MA
Full-time
16 - 24 months
English
Campus
 
Unicaf - Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool, United Kingdom

The programme will explore mass communications across a range of media forms including entertainment media, broadcast and digital, public relations, advertising and journalism ... +

The programme will explore mass communications across a range of media forms including entertainment media, broadcast and digital, public relations, advertising and journalism. The programme will address issues of policy, governance, professional practice, international communication flows, digitalisation, political economy, cultural practice and research methods. -
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Part-time
3 years
English
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. -
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Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Pulse College
Dublin, Ireland

The past decade has seen a growth in digital media production, including streaming video content, and interactive media. Today’s digital media production companies require fle ... +

The past decade has seen a growth in digital media production, including streaming video content, and interactive media. Today’s digital media production companies require flexible, creative music departments, capable of working to short deadlines with limited resources. The MA aims to train diversely skilled, self-reliant composers ready to operate dynamically as self-employed entrepreneurs within this fluid sector. -
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Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
Berlin, Germany

Writing series, producing feature films, designing TV formats, editing films - the world of film and television is large and growing dynamically. With the M.A. Film, Televisio ... +

Writing series, producing feature films, designing TV formats, editing films - the world of film and television is large and growing dynamically. With the M.A. Film, Television & Digital Narratives program, you'll secure your place in the industry. -
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Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2022
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. -
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Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Oct 2022
Campus
 
University of Europe for Applied Sciences
Berlin, Germany

The University of Europe for Applied Sciences provides you with the skills to transform communication within virtual and physical spaces into inspiring and lasting experiences ... +

The University of Europe for Applied Sciences provides you with the skills to transform communication within virtual and physical spaces into inspiring and lasting experiences. In the New Media Design Master’s program, you’ll learn how to analyze and locate spatial, moving, and non-linear forms of expression and how to apply them to your own spatial concepts. -
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Full-time
2 - 4 semesters
English
Campus