Master in Media Studies

General

Program Description

If you have mass media experience and would like to further examine the mass communications process in depth through research, our academic master's program is the right place for you. As a Newhouse media studies student, you will, through investigation of contemporary media systems and processes, assess the media's relationship with the world. Research opportunities abound in our program. Areas of inquiry include media and diversity, political communication, social effects, and media psychology. Media studies is an excellent foundation for doctoral study or for research-oriented jobs in the private or public sector.

Pursue your interests and share your findings with the academic world

Our program provides valuable flexibility, allowing you to pursue your individual academic interests. You can work closely with faculty on your research and present your findings at national conventions.

You begin your two-year program in the fall semester and must complete your degree with a master's thesis in addition to your coursework. You may take electives from any Newhouse department as well as other schools and colleges at Syracuse University.

Last updated Jun 2018

About the School

The Newhouse School at Syracuse University is one of the nation’s premier communications schools where talented students come to study and learn from top industry professionals. We pride ourselves on ... Read More

The Newhouse School at Syracuse University is one of the nation’s premier communications schools where talented students come to study and learn from top industry professionals. We pride ourselves on the highest caliber education made possible by an incredible, forward-thinking faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. We offer 11 professional master's degree programs in public communications, most of which can be completed in one calendar year. We also offer an academic master's program in media studies and a Ph.D. program in mass communications. Read less