86 Masters of Science in Journalism and Mass Communication

A Master of Science, or MSc, is typically awarded to individuals who have successfully completed a series of advanced, science-related coursework. Earning a master’s degree is often a requirement for entrance to a doctoral program. What is an MSc in Journalism and Mass Communication? Though specific program focus may vary depending on the institution, these programs typically aim to prepare… Read more

A Master of Science, or MSc, is typically awarded to individuals who have successfully completed a series of advanced, science-related coursework. Earning a master’s degree is often a requirement for entrance to a doctoral program.

What is an MSc in Journalism and Mass Communication? Though specific program focus may vary depending on the institution, these programs typically aim to prepare students for strategic or operational positions within the field of communication. Programs often require that students demonstrate their learning through both theoretical and practical application of their knowledge. Coursework may address issues such as project management, mobile communications, advertising, event management, public speaking and social media marketing. Most programs conclude with a dissertation or research project and can be completed in fewer than three years.

Graduates of these programs may attain skills that prove valuable in all aspects of their lives. Effective interpersonal communication skills, web technology knowledge and presentation skills are helpful in and out of the workplace.

Factors such as program duration, institution location and enrollment status play a role in determining the expenses related to earning an MSc. Prospective students should contact directly a representative at a university to learn details.

With an MSc in Journalism and Mass Communication, many graduates find that they have become more marketable in the workplace. Current and prospective employers may seek individuals with master’s degrees to fill high-level positions within their organizations, such as market research analyst, public relations manager, advertising manager, social media strategist, marketing communications director, broadcast analyst and senior copywriter. These positions often require the graduate to use their interpersonal and communication knowledge and skills to produce material or solve company problems.

MSc in Journalism and Mass Communication degree programs are usually offered at institutions worldwide. To find the one that’s the best fit for you, 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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Ahlia University Bahrain

The Department of Mass Communication and Public Relations prepares students to become professionals in the dual fields of communication and public relations. Students who opt ... +

The Department of Mass Communication and Public Relations prepares students to become professionals in the dual fields of communication and public relations. Students who opt for a communication specialisation will be eligible to assume a diverse variety of positions in media organisations ranging from journalism to broadcasting. Alternately, students who opt for a public relations specialisation will be eligible to assume positions as public relations associates in advertising firms and as staff members in public relations departments in corporations and government organisations. -
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Full-time
2 years
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Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

Develop the necessary skills to improve business telecommunications opportunities, and manage the design and implementation of network solutions. The MSc Telecommunications Ma ... +

Develop the necessary skills to improve business telecommunications opportunities, and manage the design and implementation of network solutions. The MSc Telecommunications Management programme from Arden will benefit those hoping to progress or move into a strategic or operational telecommunications management role. -
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Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 months
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Apr 2020
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Bellarmine University
Louisville, USA

The Master of Science in Digital Media introduces the tools and theory of the complex and ever-changing world of digital communication. This dynamic program features hands-on ... +

The Master of Science in Digital Media introduces the tools and theory of the complex and ever-changing world of digital communication. This dynamic program features hands-on learning and small group work in a mentoring academic environment, leading to tool acquisition and professional development for media professionals. Students in the Master of Science in Digital Media program will create, evaluate and utilize contemporary tools of communication, and they will explore digital innovations and breakthrough technologies that are changing the way we do business. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Singapore Management University
Singapore

Asia's most established postgraduate degree in corporate communication. The programme is South-east Asia’s first Master of Science in Communication Management; it develops lea ... +

Asia's most established postgraduate degree in corporate communication. The programme is South-east Asia’s first Master of Science in Communication Management; it develops leaders who can play a strategic communication role in organisations and manage communication across cultures. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Aug 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Dominican College
Orangeburg, USA

Be a Leader: The 100% online M.S. in Organizational Leadership & Communication will prepare you to lead.

Be a Leader: The 100% online M.S. in Organizational Leadership & Communication will prepare you to lead. -
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Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Online
 
Harrisburg University
Harrisburg, USA

The Learning Technologies and Media Systems (LTMS) program explores the intersection of learning and technology and provides our students with hands-on experiences that show h ... +

The Learning Technologies and Media Systems (LTMS) program explores the intersection of learning and technology and provides our students with hands-on experiences that show how technology is changing learning. Students study the art and science of instructional design and develop practical skills to analyze performance, create new solutions and manage the technology of instruction. Our students are employed in industry and in education, and our program strives to develop new knowledge in both areas. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
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Southern Federal University
Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Making a genuine contribution to today’s increasingly globalized society requires in-depth knowledge and advanced skills in specialized fields. International Interdisciplinary ... +

Making a genuine contribution to today’s increasingly globalized society requires in-depth knowledge and advanced skills in specialized fields. International Interdisciplinary Master’s Program "International Studies in the Context of Languages and Cultures" is a two-year program intended to train highly skilled experts that possess interdisciplinary knowledge, abilities, and skills, integrated competences, capable of undertaking successful professional activity at the intersection of human sciences, especially in the fields of international relations, intercultural communication, translation, academic education, and science. -
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Full-time
2 years
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Göteborgs universitet, Institutionen för tillämpad IT
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Our programme stimulates independent, critical, and creative minds. Insights and perspectives from disciplines such as media and communication studies, linguistics, organizati ... +

Our programme stimulates independent, critical, and creative minds. Insights and perspectives from disciplines such as media and communication studies, linguistics, organization and management research, and sociology allow you to develop a comprehensive understanding of communication as a vibrant field of research and practice. -
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Full-time
2 years
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The New School

Learn the skills you need to be a leader in a field you're passionate about. The New School's Master of Science program in Media Management offers you the tools, professional ... +

Learn the skills you need to be a leader in a field you're passionate about. The New School's Master of Science program in Media Management offers you the tools, professional network, and practical experience you need to succeed in today's media industries. Whether you want to advance your career or build a new enterprise, our faculty of media experts will show you how. -
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Full-time
Part-time
2 years
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Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication
Philadelphia, USA

The Master of Science in Communication Management program is a 31-credit, professionally-oriented program that focuses on a deep exploration of communication principles and pr ... +

The Master of Science in Communication Management program is a 31-credit, professionally-oriented program that focuses on a deep exploration of communication principles and practices. It features coursework in key areas such as audience analysis and communication strategies for emerging media, and organizational communication, as well as research and data synthesis. Emphasizing strategic communication in the workplace and public communication, this program prepares entry-level and mid-career professionals to engage in effective communication campaigns and handle conflict and crisis management. -
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Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Rome Business School
Rome, Italy +1 More

The MSc in Political Marketing is aimed at providing the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and professionally manage the communication and marketing processes t ... +

The MSc in Political Marketing is aimed at providing the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and professionally manage the communication and marketing processes that support political campaigns and activities. -
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Part-time
12 months
English
Apr 2020
Campus
 
Southern New Hampshire University
Manchester, USA

The curriculum of the Master in Marketing includes a program of deep marketing studies, while providing a wide range of elective courses that facilitate and support the succes ... +

The curriculum of the Master in Marketing includes a program of deep marketing studies, while providing a wide range of elective courses that facilitate and support the success of students in their workplace. -
MSc
Full-time
10 weeks
Spanish
07 Apr 2020
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Online
 
University of Brescia
Brescia, Italy

The master's degree program in Communication Technologies and Multimedia, taught in English, trains highly qualified professionals with a solid background in the theoretical f ... +

The master's degree program in Communication Technologies and Multimedia, taught in English, trains highly qualified professionals with a solid background in the theoretical foundations of the disciplines underlying telecommunications and provides in-depth specialized knowledge on technologies and methodologies at the state of the art for the development of innovative communications systems, as well as technical and professional skills for consulting and solving application problems in the various fields of telecommunications services and systems. -
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Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

New technologies and globalization are disrupting both business and society as a whole, increasing their complexity and their pace of change. In this extremely dynamic environ ... +

New technologies and globalization are disrupting both business and society as a whole, increasing their complexity and their pace of change. In this extremely dynamic environment, the role of Corporate Communication is to help organizations to develop and, ultimately, to cultivate and protect their reputation. It does it by engaging with the organizations’ stakeholders and by nurturing and communicating the organizations’ identity. With this in mind, the program prepares students to start a career in corporate communication or in “communication-intensive” management functions or roles. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
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CESTE Business School
Zaragoza, Spain

The Master’s degree aims to arm professionals with a well-developed understanding of the competencies associated with information technology, create experts in the use of cutt ... +

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2 semesters
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