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275 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 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

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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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. -
MA
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. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
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. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Concordia University, St. Paul Online
Saint Paul, USA

The M.A. in Communication degree online at Concordia University, St. Paul teaches you to use strategic thinking and logical analysis to create solutions to communication issue ... +

The M.A. in Communication degree online at Concordia University, St. Paul teaches you to use strategic thinking and logical analysis to create solutions to communication issues. Learn to use emerging technologies, lead industry innovation, and demonstrate leadership and intercultural communication easily. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
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. -
MA
Part-time
20 months
English
Online
 
London Film Academy
London, United Kingdom

Our one-year MA Filmmaking degree is perfect for students looking to pursue advanced practical filmmaking training while also learning the skills to contextualise their creati ... +

Our one-year MA Filmmaking degree is perfect for students looking to pursue advanced practical filmmaking training while also learning the skills to contextualise their creative choices through critical thinking. Our distinctive approach to film education provides students with hands-on training, from industry professionals, across six filmmaking disciplines - directing, producing, editing, screenwriting, cinematography and sound. This intensive training across multiple roles means graduates leave LFA as well as rounded filmmakers who can excel in their chosen field while remaining agile within a collaborative industry. The quantity of films made, together with career-focused research, ensures students produce a substantial showreel of work ready to make their mark as a world-class filmmaker. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
Online
 
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 Europe for Applied Sciences
Berlin, Germany

Our society is becoming more mobile: Terms like “space” and “distance” are undergoing a fundamental transformation thanks to digital media. In the Media Spaces master’s progra ... +

Our society is becoming more mobile: Terms like “space” and “distance” are undergoing a fundamental transformation thanks to digital media. In the Media Spaces 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. You’ll be in the perfect position to develop the complex and advanced design and technological solutions for the challenges of a multi-disciplinary nature thanks to the sound media competence you’ll have as a graduate. -
MA
Full-time
2 - 4 semesters
English
Mar 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. -
MA MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Oct 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Eötvös Loránd University
District V., Hungary

The master's degree prepares you for a high-level of intellectual activity and scientific careers. For those who want to work after completing their training, the media and co ... +

The master's degree prepares you for a high-level of intellectual activity and scientific careers. For those who want to work after completing their training, the media and communications industry offers a wide range of employment opportunities. The training also prepares you to continue your studies at the doctoral level. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 
Middlesex University Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The media landscape is challenging, diverse, and always evolving – this master's program prepares aspiring media professionals to meet the challenges posed by a period of unpr ... +

The media landscape is challenging, diverse, and always evolving – this master's program prepares aspiring media professionals to meet the challenges posed by a period of unprecedented change in the local and global media environment. There are numerous and diverse professional pathways in the creative and digital economy and this course is designed to prepare you with key sector skills such as digital media marketing, audience engagement, and data analytics to ensure you succeed in the workplace. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Journalism offers a unique combination of practical skills and academic reflection with the aim to develop a multimedia mindset. We provide hands-on training in smal ... +

The MA in Journalism offers a unique combination of practical skills and academic reflection with the aim to develop a multimedia mindset. We provide hands-on training in small groups, in state-of-the-art newsroom facilities. Students have access to professional resources for their news productions, such as an exclusive newsroom with instruction area, powerful workstations, radio and television studio, edit rooms and recording equipment. The program has an excellent relationship with employers and internship providers. The department is proud of its longstanding collaboration with Dutch public broadcaster NOS in both education and academic research and has affiliated with universities in Sheffield and Cardiff (UK). -
MA
Full-time
18 months
English
01 Feb 2022
Campus