Masters Program in Journalism and Mass Communication in North America

Compare Masters Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication in North America 2018

Journalism and Mass Communication

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Journalism is concerned with writing and communicating stories and current events and analyzing past events in order to help individuals better understand the past, present, and the potential future world. Journalists work to gather the facts surrounding an event and then relay that information to their readers, viewers and subscribers.

The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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Master in Television, Radio & Film

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus 1 year July 2018 USA Syracuse

Our graduate television, radio and film program will show you how movies are directed, how TV and film scripts are written and how radio programs are produced. You'll learn how to tell stories with visuals and audio. You'll study systems of production, distribution and exhibition. [+]

Our graduate television, radio and film program will show you how movies are directed, how TV and film scripts are written and how radio programs are produced. You'll learn how to tell stories with visuals and audio. You'll study systems of production, distribution and exhibition. And you will work with our experienced faculty to build your own program based on your interests and goals.

You'll also learn from successful and famous guest speakers who visit campus or join classes via Skype. Our connections in Los Angeles, New York and in other global entertainment hubs can provide you with professional advice and inside tips on how to create for television, radio, film and the web.... [-]


Master in New Media Management

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus 1 year July 2018 USA Syracuse

If you envision a future in communications leadership, the new media management program is right for you. At Syracuse University, Newhouse students in the New Media Management graduate program practice the application of innovative digital solutions to strategic communications problems in both traditional and new media businesses. [+]

When every company has a website and a 360-degree communications plan, every company is a media company. At Syracuse University, Newhouse students in the New Media Management graduate program practice the application of innovative digital solutions to strategic communications problems in both traditional and new media businesses.

"It isn't just the media that has to reinvent storytelling on new platforms; every company has to tell its story differently."

- Larry Kramer '72Former president and publisher, USA TODAY

Graduate Education is a Faculty/Student Partnership

New Media Management students work closely with faculty members in a guided professional digital communication experience in our state-of-the-art facilities. Core courses in the program cover topics like:... [-]


Master in Media and Education

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus 1 year July 2018 USA Syracuse

The first and only graduate program of its kind in the United States, the M.A. in media and education is reinventing the profile of educators and storytellers in schools, media industry, and society. [+]

The first and only graduate program of its kind in the United States, the M.A. in media and education is reinventing the profile of educators and storytellers in schools, media industry, and society. Media and education graduates will be experts in the complex synergies between media and education in our culture, and will be on the leading edge of production, analysis, and innovative application of media in diverse environments.

The media and education master of arts program combines the faculty, resources, and exceptional legacies of two renowned Syracuse University schools: the School of Education and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

What is the media and education method? Exploring the status quo of the fields of media and education ... [-]

Master in Magazine, Newspaper & Online Journalism

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus 1 year July 2018 USA Syracuse

Our one-year, writing- and editing-focused program will prepare you to make a contribution to any publication. [+]

The magazine, newspaper and online journalism program (MNO) prepares students for the journalism industry. You will learn to write, report, design and edit across communications platforms and create content on par with magazine, newspaper and online professionals working in the field today.

What is the focus of the program?

Our one-year, writing- and editing-focused program will prepare you to make a contribution to any publication. You will take courses in:

Writing Reporting Editing Web and graphic design Research Communications law Other courses cover web innovation; political and urban affairs; sports reporting; new media business; travel writing; designing interactivity; and photography. ... [-]

Master in Broadcast & Digital Journalism

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus 1 year July 2018 USA Syracuse

The Newhouse graduate program in broadcast and digital journalism is designed to provide the necessary combination of practical training and theoretical study to prepare you for a career in electronic journalism. [+]

What is the focus of the program?

The Newhouse graduate program in broadcast and digital journalism is designed to provide the necessary combination of practical training and theoretical study to prepare you for a career in electronic journalism.

While completing this 40-credit curriculum, you will take courses in: Writing Information gathering and reporting Editing Producing Anchoring in traditional and new platforms

Our professional faculty members emphasize hands-on experience in all coursework and encourage you to pursue internships at television, radio stations and multimedia news operations. Small class sizes allow for invaluable one-on-one interaction between students and faculty.... [-]


Master in Arts Journalism

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus 1 year July 2018 USA Syracuse

The Goldring Arts Journalism program offers a uniquely flexible combination of courses designed to meet the educational objectives of each student while also providing training in multimedia communications. [+]

Communicating about today's culture—whether online, on-air or in magazines and newspapers—requires advanced skills in digital technology, writing and multimedia storytelling. The professional arts journalist also needs in-depth knowledge in a variety of areas: music, theater, film, visual arts, television, popular culture, fashion, architecture and design.

Traditionally, arts journalists have started out either as artists who learned to write or as writers who became passionately interested in writing about an art form. The Goldring Arts Journalism program offers a uniquely flexible combination of courses designed to meet the educational objectives of each student while also providing training in multimedia communications.... [-]


Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Library Media

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Montgomery

It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education. [+]

Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication in North America 2018. It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education. Candidates should apply to the College of Education for acceptance to a teacher education program no later than the fourth semester of their enrollment at Alabama State University. Upon acceptance to a program, an adviser in Secondary Education will be assigned to assist in designing an acceptable program. The adviser in the College of Education will coordinate the advisement process with the adviser in the teaching fields. Candidates seeking certification in other states should seek advisement from the Certification Officer in the College of Education. Curriculum Instructional Support Area (24 semester hours) LEM 500 Literature for Children and Young Adults (3) LEM 508 Collection Development and Management (former title: Selection and Utilization of Media and Materials) (3) LEM 512 Administration of Library Media Programs (3) LEM 517 Organization of Information Resources (former title: Technical Services) (3) LEM 519 Reference and Reference Services (3) EDT 574 Computer-Based Instructional Technologies (3) EDT 575 Current and Emerging Instructional Technologies (3) EDT 576 The Integration of Technology into K-12 Curriculum (3) Foundation of Professional Studies (6 hours) EDU 527 Human Development and Behavior (3) OR EDU 541 Advanced Educational Psychology (3) EDU 531 Modern Issues in Education (3) OR EDU 554: Contrasting... [-]

Master of Digital Media

The Centre for Digital Media - The CDM
Campus 1 year September 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Digital Media program is an internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional master [+]

The Master of Digital Media program is an internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional master's program. What is common between a weather app on your phone, a racing game on your console and a state-of-the-art imaging tool in a hospital? All of these are digital media products, and to build them requires teams of digital media professionals. Digital media is content that is stored in digital formats and usually distributed online. The world we live in today is populated by digital media products, and the shift from traditional media has taken place in many industries, including industries that aren’t typically associated with digital media—such as health, government and education. Digital media products can be found in: eCommerce Games – console, online and mobile Websites and mobile applications Animation Social media Video Augmented reality Virtual reality Data visualization Location-based services Interactive Storytelling Digital media can include these industries: Entertainment Technology eCommerce Non-Profit Health Education Marketing and advertising Government Sports Environment Television Publishing Scholarships There are many scholarship opportunities available to new and returning students of the Master of Digital Media program. More than 60% of incoming September 2014 students received a scholarship or other financial assistance. [-]

One-on-one Broadcasting Master Equivalent inside a real radio station or media company

The Radio Connection
Online & Campus Combined Part time Open Enrollment USA Los Angeles Sacramento San Bernardino San Diego San Francisco San Jose Denver Hartford District of Columbia Jacksonville Miami Orlando Port Charlotte Tampa West Palm Beach Atlanta Honolulu Chicago Indianapolis New Orleans Baltimore Boston Detroit Minneapolis Kansas City Saint Louis Las Vegas Albuquerque New York Charlotte Milwaukee Oklahoma City Cleveland Portland + 32 more

When you are accepted into our program, you will apprentice (extern) inside a real radio station, TV station or other media outlet in the location where you live (or another locale, if you so choose). You receive private, one-on-one instruction from a vastly experienced broadcast professional. This person is actually making a living in broadcasting. You will follow our structured course curriculum. You will receive homework. You will receive plenty of hands-on training in the studio. With our unique program, you do not spend one single day in a classroom! The radio station or media company is your “classroom”, and a real radio professional is your teacher and mentor. You will be the only student in the class! [+]

Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication in North America 2018. WE TRAIN YOU AS AN APPRENTICE (EXTERN) INSIDE A REAL RADIO STATION OR MEDIA COMPANY! ONLY AVAILABLE TO CANADIAN AND US CITIZENS When you are accepted into our program, you will apprentice (extern) inside a real radio station, TV station or other media outlet in the location where you live (or another locale, if you so choose). You receive private, one-on-one instruction from a vastly experienced broadcast professional. This person is actually making a living in broadcasting. You will follow our structured course curriculum. You will receive homework. You will receive plenty of hands-on training in the studio. With our unique program, you do not spend one single day in a classroom! The radio station or media company is your “classroom”, and a real radio professional is your teacher and mentor. You will be the only student in the class! At the Radio Connection, you will be gaining a lot more experience than just how to work at a radio station. When you train one-on-one with a broadcasting professional, you'll learn communications skills that can transfer you into many different realms of broadcasting, from radio to television, and even the growing field of Internet streaming and YouTube hosting. Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything you need to become a 21st-century broadcasting professional. It's also why our curriculum is flexible to fit your goals and interests, whether you want to be a radio DJ, voiceover talent, news anchor, sportscaster, or even host... [-]

Master of Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism

University of Montana
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Missoula

Montana’s program offers many unique features. One is the Story Lab course, which pairs students with scientists for one semester. The goal is for emerging journalists to learn how to better communicate science news; scientists also learn how to interact with the media to better tell their stories. The University of Montana is home to cutting-edge research, from Wildlife Biology to Fire Management and... [+]

Welcome to the University of Montana’s graduate program in Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism. Ours is a hands-on, skills based program that puts journalism students in the field reporting on issues affecting the natural world. Our masters’ candidates produce regional and international pieces for the print media, radio, television and online sites. Our faculty members have decades of professional journalism experience and are committed to guiding you along your way. Montana’s program offers many unique features. One is the Story Lab course, which pairs students with scientists for one semester. The goal is for emerging journalists to learn how to better communicate science news; scientists also learn how to interact with the media to better tell their stories. The University of Montana is home to cutting-edge research, from Wildlife Biology to Fire Management and Environmental Health. We like to call our backyard the greatest outdoor laboratory on the planet. The Master's program is an advanced program for applicants with undergraduate degrees in journalism, environmental and earth sciences, environmental studies or natural resources. We also seek applicants with professional experience in journalism, the natural resource industries and environmental non-profit organizations. Candidates without a background in the sciences or journalism may have to take foundational courses that will not count toward the degree. We offer scholarships, fellowships and teaching assistantships to assist our graduate students. Financial aid and work-study packages are also available. Take a look at our website, send us an email or call us if you have any questions.... [-]

Master in Sound Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

Pursue your passion for sound design at the first and only university to confer B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A. degrees in the field. You will be immersed in a curriculum that models the workflow of professional media production, taking your work to the next level even before you graduate. [+]

Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication in North America 2018. The sound of success Pursue your passion for sound design at the first and only university to confer B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A. degrees in the field. You will be immersed in a curriculum that models the workflow of professional media production, taking your work to the next level even before you graduate. At SCAD, you'll also benefit from collaboration with peers in other film and digital media departments, working together to develop films, animation and video games. M.A. in sound design Available at: - Savannah CINE 703 Research Methodology in Cinema Studies SNDS 705 Production Mixing SNDS 729 Theory and Practice in Sound Design SNDS 730 Scoring to Picture SNDS 734 ADR and Foley Mixing SNDS 737 Game Audio Design* SNDS 743 Postproduction Methodologies* SNDS 749 Sound Design M.A. Final Project — 700-level ARTH elective — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours M.F.A. in sound design Available at: - Savannah CINE 703 Research Methodology in Cinema Studies SNDS 705 Production Mixing SNDS 729 Theory and Practice in Sound Design SNDS 730 Scoring to Picture SNDS 734 ADR and Foley Mixing SNDS 737 Game Audio Design* SNDS 741 Sound Effects and Dialogue Editing SNDS 743 Postproduction Methodologies* SNDS 755 Sound Design M.F.A. Studio SNDS 756 Sound Art and Installation SNDS 761 Audio Signal Processing SNDS 776 Surround Sound for Media SNDS 779F Graduate Field Internship† SNDS 779T Graduate Teaching Internship† SNDS 790 Sound Design M.F.A. Thesis —... [-]

Master in Production Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

At SCAD, our production design program is bursting at the seams with opportunity. Through a department committed to a comprehensive approach, our students have opportunities many production designers only dream of, regularly contributing to projects with big names and industry powerhouses. [+]

Set the stage for success with production design At SCAD, our production design program is bursting at the seams with opportunity. Through a department committed to a comprehensive approach, our students have opportunities many production designers only dream of, regularly contributing to projects with big names and industry powerhouses. Our production design alumni are employed around the world at 20th Century Fox, Discovery Communications, Food Network, HBO, HGTV, MTV Networks, NBC Universal, New American Shakespeare Tavern, Nickelodeon and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. Follow their lead. M.A. in production design Available at: - Savannah ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CLC 580 Collaboration* PROD 720 Production Design Theory and Practice PROD 726 Production Design Studio I: Conceptualization PROD 730 Script Analysis and Conceptualization PROD 745 Decorative Arts: Context in Storytelling PROD 749 Production Design M.A. Final Project PROD 756 Evolution of Production Design — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective* — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours M.F.A. in production design Available at: - Savannah ARTH 701 Contemporary Art ARTH 702 Art Criticism CLC 580 Collaboration* FILM 708 Designing Shots PROD 720 Production Design Theory and Practice PROD 726 Production Design Studio I: Conceptualization PROD 730 Script Analysis and Conceptualization PROD 741 Digital Design for Entertainment† PROD 745 Decorative Arts: Context in Storytelling PPROD 746 Draping as Design for Costume† PROD 750 Digital Visualization for Production Design PROD 756 Evolution of Production Design PROD 762 Production Design... [-]

Master in Motion Media Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Atlanta Savannah Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

Find a global audience for your motion media designs at SCAD. Recently, our students created the opening visual for the Super Bowl — the most-viewed television broadcast in U.S. history. More experiences just like these await you here, as do countless opportunities to interact with visiting experts, study under a staff of motion media masterminds and be recruited by the world's biggest brands. [+]

Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication in North America 2018. Put your career in motion media into full effect Find a global audience for your motion media designs at SCAD. Recently, our students created the opening visual for the Super Bowl — the most-viewed television broadcast in U.S. history. More experiences just like these await you here, as do countless opportunities to interact with visiting experts, study under a staff of motion media masterminds and be recruited by the world's biggest brands. You’ll land your dream job with the power of the world's first specialized degree program in motion media design behind you. M.A. in motion media design Available at: - Savannah - eLearning MOME 501 Screen Design and Typography* MOME 502 Motion Analysis and Application* MOME 503 Motion Media Context and Application* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CLC 580 Collaboration† MOME 705 Visualization and Concept Storyboarding MOME 709 Motion Media Cinematography and Editing MOME 729 Dynamic Typography MOME 748 Motion Media Design M.A. Final Project SFDM 719 Media Theory and Application SFDM 721 Studio Business Practice — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective† — 700-level MOME elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in motion media design Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah - eLearning MOME 501 Screen Design and Typography* MOME 502 Motion Analysis and Application* MOME 503 Motion Media Context and Application* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CLC 580 Collaboration† MOME 705 Visualization and Concept Storyboarding MOME 709 Motion Media... [-]

Master in Film and Television

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Atlanta Savannah Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

As a student of film and television at SCAD, you'll acquire diverse technical skills, center yourself as a solid creative and step seamlessly into your professional film career. Our students benefit from an immersive experience in the full spectrum of production roles and responsibilities, focusing on advanced study and practice in both the technical and conceptual aspects of filmmaking. [+]

Film, television and the art of entertainment As a student of film and television at SCAD, you'll acquire diverse technical skills, center yourself as a solid creative and step seamlessly into your professional film career. Our students benefit from an immersive experience in the full spectrum of production roles and responsibilities, focusing on advanced study and practice in both the technical and conceptual aspects of filmmaking. Become a visual storyteller, a multimedia artist and a creative communicator who is fully prepared to step into the professional studio — even before you graduate. M.A. in film and television Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah FILM 501 Technical Elements of Film Production* FILM 502 Conceptual Elements of Film Production* FILM 503 Practical Elements of Film Production* CINE 705 Cinema in Context: From the Fairground to the French New Wave FILM 710 Film and Digital Media Production Technology FILM 717 Postproduction FILM 747 Graduate Seminar in Film and Television FILM 748 Film and Television M.A. Final Project SNDS 701 Sound Design for Film and Video — Directed elective† — Directed elective† — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in film and television Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah FILM 501 Technical Elements of Film Production* FILM 502 Conceptual Elements of Film Production* FILM 503 Practical Elements of Film Production* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CINE 705 Cinema in Context: From the Fairground to the French New Wave CINE 737 Graduate Seminar in Cinema Studies† FILM 704 Producing for Film... [-]

Master (MSc) Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

School Of Professional Studies - Columbia University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters September 2018 USA New York + 1 more

Columbia’s master’s program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, which can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis, combines theory and applied training to prepare students to develop practical models for negotiating and resolving disputes among parties with differing objectives and desires. [+]

Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication in North America 2018. Conflict resolution professionals work in a range of fields, including business, law, education, healthcare, and government. They act as arbitrators, mediators, facilitators, ombudsmen, and counselors. They must understand the root causes and dynamics of conflict and how to resolve disputes through reasoned negotiation. Columbia’s master’s program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, which can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis, combines theory and applied training to prepare students to develop practical models for negotiating and resolving disputes among parties with differing objectives and desires. This graduate program is part of a rich history of conflict resolution at Columbia University. The graduate program’s training philosophy is grounded in a commitment to interactive, dialogue-based methods of managing and resolving conflict. The focus is on building common ground, establishing dialogue, applying practical skills, ensuring representation and recognition, and forging relationships. The program trains students to: Adopt a mindset that is self-aware and sensitive to diverse populations of people in various settings Consider alternative perspectives from differing worldviews Apply sound conflict analysis models, tools and processes Understand system dynamics and complexity of issues and actors Develop a reflective practice of learning Work toward reaching constructive outcomes through the use of collaborative processes Use theory to inform their understanding, and apply pragmatic approaches to resolving conflicts Curriculum 40 points for degree completion On-campus instruction only Part-time* or full-time program Spring and Fall intake 3-6 terms to complete Capstone Thesis Fieldwork course option * Enrollment... [-]