Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication in USA

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Journalism and Mass Communication

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

A degree in journalism will give you the trades and self-esteem to start your profession as a journalist. A great journalist not solely has specialized and professional skills, but also mental width and curiosity about the world.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

Top Master Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication in USA 2018/2019

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Master in Digital Innovation

Bentley University - McCallum Graduate School of Business
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Waltham

The Master of Science in Digital Innovation (MSDI) is a business degree designed to hone expertise and develop key skills in such areas as digital strategy, artificial intelligence, application development, and data architecture, providing immediate value to your organization and transforming your career. [+]

In today's technology-driven world, business leaders need to complement their management skills with technical acumen to set their company up for true digital innovation. Launching in the fall of 2019, the Master of Science in Digital Innovation (MSDI) is a business degree designed to hone expertise and develop key skills in such areas as digital strategy, artificial intelligence, application development, and data architecture, providing immediate value to your organization and transforming your career.

Flexible study options:

Part-Time Full-Time Find Yourself At Bentley

To create a thriving population of students with a wide range of life and work experiences, Bentley considers the entirety of candidates’ applications including prior work experience, test scores, learning objectives, and other factors as we determine admissions decisions.... [-]


Master of Science in Communications (M.S. in Communications)

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications; The Newhouse School; Newhouse
Online Full time September 2019 USA Syracuse

Communications@Syracuse is an online Master of Science in Communications from the world-renowned S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This program offers students a foundation in communications, digital media, social media and digital journalism with courses taught by the same Newhouse faculty who teach on campus. Students can choose from three specializations: Advertising, Public Relations and Journalism Innovation. Designed for working professionals, the M.S. in Communications features live online classes, dynamic course content and in-person immersion experiences in cities around the world. [+]

Communications@Syracuse is an online Master of Science in Communications from the world-renowned S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Newhouse is a leader in the field of mass communications and strives to train professionals who use media to make the world a better place. Newhouse is consistently top-ranked among schools of communications in the nation. With a strong focus on digital innovations affecting the field, Communications@Syracuse offers students a foundation in communications, digital media, social media and digital journalism. Students choose from three specializations — Advertising, Public Relations and Journalism Innovation — and complete coursework that explores the established practices and emerging trends of their area of focus. The M.S. in Communications features:... [-]


Master in Communications - Multimedia Journalism

Ana G. Méndez University System, Continental U.S. Campuses
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Orlando Miramar Tampa Wheaton Dallas + 3 more

The Master in Communication with Major in Multimedia Journalism prepares journalists capable of producing journalistic products in tune with the requirements of the digital era and with the knowledge to use the new digital platforms that are present in the field of communications. It offers students the knowledge to understand the new tendencies and requirements of journalism in a changing and global world. The curriculum focus on theory and practice of journalism. [+]

Program Description

The Master in Communication with Major in Multimedia Journalism prepares journalists capable of producing journalistic products in tune with the requirements of the digital era and with the knowledge to use the new digital platforms that are present in the field of communications. It offers students the knowledge to understand the new tendencies and requirements of journalism in a changing and global world. The curriculum focus on theory and practice of journalism.

The students will master diverse areas in the field of communications and will be able to develop new products in numerous multimedia platforms that will transcend territorial frontiers and have a global reach.They will master the traditional news formats but will focus on the use of multimedia formats. At the same time, they will understand the needs of the modern communication markets, and the legal, ethical foundations that protect freedom of speech and press.... [-]


Master of Fine Arts in Film

Syracuse University - College of Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 USA Syracuse

The master of fine arts (M.F.A.) program in film integrates film production with the intellectual study of the medium while providing a strong focus on global cinema. Through international programs, visiting artists from around the world, and a regimen of film history, culture, and theory, our graduate students benefit from understanding film within its historical, artistic, and international contexts. [+]

Overview

The master of fine arts (M.F.A.) program in film integrates film production with the intellectual study of the medium while providing a strong focus on global cinema. Through international programs, visiting artists from around the world, and a regimen of film history, culture, and theory, our graduate students benefit from understanding film within its historical, artistic, and international contexts.

Consistently ranked as one of the top 25 film programs by the Hollywood Reporter, the program provides students with numerous opportunities to explore cinema on a global level. Select graduates in the program participate In Film Production and Italian Film Studies in Bologna, Italy, where you will attend the world’s most famous classic film festival event, Cinema Ritrovato while immersing in all aspects of the film. Those interested in 35mm filmmaking can study in a semester-long program with FAMU (Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts) in Prague, Czech Republic, through Syracuse University Abroad.... [-]


Master in New Media and Communication Administration

Ming Chuan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Saginaw

The New Media and Communication Administration (NMCA) aims to cultivate new media technology professionals, and professionals who possess knowledge of the Greater Chinese media market. The NMCA curriculum provides diverse courses in five interest areas for students who intend to develop their career in new media and multimedia, and students who would like to work in America or in Greater China for transnational media companies. The complete training that NMCA offers will help students gain a competitive advantage in the labor market now and in the future. [+]

Best Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication in USA 2018/2019. Why study in New Media and Communication Administration Program (NMCA)? One tuition fee for a double degree Five interest areas of expertise Interest area 1: Applied Communication and New Media Marketing (offered by MCU-MI) Interest area 2: Communication Administration (6 credits required; offered by SVSU) Interest area 3: Communication Environments (6 credits required; offered by SVSU) Interest area 4: Applied Communication and New Media Marketing (offered by MCU-MI) Interest area 5: Contemporary Chinese media and market (offered by MCU-MI) MCU students receive credit fee discount Prior credits in Taiwan to shorten the study period Interaction and exchange with local students Enjoy advanced facilities in SVSU Mission & Goals ... [-]

Master in New Media Management

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus Full time 1 year July 2019 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 Broadcast & Digital Journalism

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus Full time 1 year July 2019 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 Full time 1 year July 2019 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 in Television, Radio & Film

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus Full time 1 year July 2019 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 insider tips on how to create for television, radio, film and the web.... [-]


Ph.D. in Mass Communications

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Syracuse

Newhouse doctoral students take classes outside the Newhouse School and develop at least one outside area of expertise. You may draw on an extensive variety of faculty in other schools at Syracuse University. [+]

Newhouse doctoral students take classes outside the Newhouse School and develop at least one outside area of expertise. You may draw on an extensive variety of faculty in other schools at Syracuse University.

Specialized study

You can specialize in the functions and social effects of print and electronic media or focus on media-related institutions in society. Among the topics, you might consider are influences on media content, media influence on social behavior, new communications technologies, advertising influences on consumer behavior, public relations, media law and ethics, diversity and the media, science communication and political communication.

Areas of study

Coursework includes four areas of study: mass communication theory, research methods, and statistics, courses related to the dissertation and a substantive area outside the Newhouse School (for example, sociology, psychology, political science, information studies).... [-]


Master in Magazine, Newspaper & Online Journalism

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus Full time 1 year July 2019 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 Media Studies

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Syracuse

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. [+]

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 ... [-]

Master in Media and Education

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus Full time 1 year July 2019 USA Syracuse

The Media & Education (M&E) Graduate Programs are a joint venture between the School of Education and the Newhouse School of Public Communications, combining faculty, resources and exceptional knowledge base of these two Syracuse University schools. These programs are the first and only program of their kind in the United States. [+]

The Media & Education (M&E) Graduate Programs are a joint venture between the School of Education and the Newhouse School of Public Communications, combining faculty, resources and exceptional knowledge base of these two Syracuse University schools. These programs are the first and only program of their kind in the United States.

Note that the Media & Education programs are interdisciplinary academic programs and do not lead to teacher certification.

With an M.A. in Media and Education (one year of study, full time residency, 36 credits) students gain hands-on experience in a range of creative storytelling practices from conventional production techniques of film, television, radio and music industries, to the emerging digital media creation practices in online storytelling settings. The M&E Masters of Arts is designed for those students wishing to pursue full time advanced study in the converging fields of Media and Education. The C.A.S in Media and Education (one year of study, part time study plus three weeks full residency, 15 credits) is designed for teachers in the field who will utilize their educational settings as a laboratory for their studies. Practicing teachers were consulted with the intent to make this course of study compatible for teachers’ schedules particularly those who could not take off extensive time from their work. ... [-]

Master in Digital Film

Universal Arts School
Online Campus Full time September 2019 USA Los Angeles

Shoot a film with VFX Hollywood style. The course objective is that you become a specialist or artist in the Direction and Creation of Films in Digital format. The objective is to make a professional short film shot with visual effects, using professional cameras on a chroma screen, and experience it from its beginnings until the post-production process. [+]

Shoot a film with VFX Hollywood style.

The course objective is that you become a specialist or artist in the Direction and Creation of Films in Digital format. The objective is to make a professional short film shot with visual effects, using professional cameras on a chroma screen, and experience it from its beginnings until the post-production process.

Who is it for?

It is aimed at professionals in the field, potential directors and new filmmakers interested in learning more about Digital Film in a more technical and practical way. People who wish to create in the seventh art and build a professional career in Directing and Creating Film in Digital format. This training is for Graduates as well as non-graduates, as it is a completely autonomous and empirical training in a new professional field. With this training, the person obtains a professional category, either as Director, Supervisor of Multiformat Digital Film(Film, Fashion Films, Spots and Short Film). There are no prerequisites, you start at level 0 and it is intended for all audiences.... [-]


Master (MSc) Communication Practice

School Of Professional Studies - Columbia University
Campus Full time 4 - 5 semesters September 2019 USA New York

Columbia University’s Master of Science in Communications Practice program provides you with a foundation of analytical skills, storytelling know-how, audience understanding, and an internship to gain a competitive edge in the field and prepare for a career-track job in communications. [+]

Build a strategic mindset for the communications workplace.

Columbia University’s Master of Science in Communications Practice program provides you with a foundation of analytical skills, storytelling know-how, audience understanding, and an internship to gain a competitive edge in the field and prepare for a career-track job in communications.

You’ll be prepared to segment and target audiences, evaluate and design research tools, use social media strategically, develop storytelling skills, and thoroughly understand how to develop effective communications strategies.

Extensive Real-World Experience

Aided by the program’s professional network, you secure an internship at a New York City firm. For your entire third semester, you will put your skills to use there as a fully functioning member of a communications team, expand your résumé, and build a network of contacts.... [-]