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 2019

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

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2019 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Film Editing

American Film Institute
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Los Angeles

The Editing program is designed around the aesthetic, technical, and collaborative aspects of post-production with the primary focus on storytelling. Fellows develop the skills to be editors, assistant editors and post-production producers while collaborating with other team members. [+]

The Editing program is designed around the aesthetic, technical, and collaborative aspects of post-production with the primary focus on storytelling. Fellows develop the skills to be editors, assistant editors and post-production producers while collaborating with other team members.

The Sony Digital Arts Center is an Avid based state-of-the-art post-production facility.

During the first year, editors work on six narrative digital projects — with instruction including not only picture and visual effects editing but also the aesthetics of sound design — as they create and mix sound with Pro Tools audio workstations.

Second-year editing Fellows collaborate on two film or high-definition digital projects, taking them through a complete post-production process, replicating a studio or independent production and developing professional relationships with outside vendors.... [-]


Master in Producing

American Film Institute
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Los Angeles

Developing in-depth knowledge of all aspects of creative and physical production, Producing Fellows graduate with an ability to think creatively and lead with confidence and authority. [+]

Developing in-depth knowledge of all aspects of creative and physical production, Producing Fellows graduate with an ability to think creatively and lead with confidence and authority.

First year Fellows produce three narrative projects in collaboration with Fellows from other disciplines. They participate with their teams in both creative and production meetings, during which their individual projects are discussed and developed. Producing Fellows also attend weekly workshops and seminars where they learn about the producer's role and responsibilities in the filmmaking process.

In the second year, producers team with Fellows in other disciplines to create a short narrative thesis production. Additionally, they are required to develop a feature film or television project as an integral component of their individual thesis portfolio. Producing Fellows also engage in a series of workshops and seminars on all aspects of creative entrepreneurial producing.... [-]


Master (MSc) Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

School Of Professional Studies - Columbia University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters September 2019 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. [+]

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.... [-]


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.... [-]


International Media Innovation Management

International Media Innovation Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2019 USA New York

This program (online and presence modules in Germany, Austria, Spain, USA) is aimed at high-potentials from the media and creative industries. Executive students from www.imim-master.com dome from different positions in their respective value chains: development, financing, content, journalism, production, distribution, regulation/legislation. [+]

Master's program in International Media Innovation Management -- IMIM

This program is aimed at high-potentials from the media and creative industries – with different positions in their respective value chains. Please note: APPLICATION PERIOD for its next start in autumn 2015 has ENDED on 1st of July! IMIM students have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in fields such as development, financing, content, journalism and production, distribution, regulation/legislation. During the two-year study, they pool their forces together into a media innovation think tank. With lecturers from leading media companies and universities from all over the world (Poynter Institute, Guardian, New York Times, Die Welt, Universidad Miguel Hernandez and many more) and seminars in Austria, Germany, Spain, the US and online, they work together in an international network. The students deal with real-life situations submitted by participating enterprises. Thus, companies participating in the program have a say in the structuring of the syllabus.... [-]


Master of Network and Communications Management (MNCM)

DeVry University
Online Campus Full time 3 semesters Open Enrollment USA Chicago New York Pomona Los Angeles Fremont + 5 more

As organizations exercise the vast potential of today's sophisticated telecommunication systems, there's a growing need for motivated professionals who have expertise in the field of high-tech network and communications. [+]

As organizations exercise the vast potential of today's sophisticated telecommunication systems, there's a growing need for motivated professionals who have expertise in the field of high-tech network and communications management. Whether you aspire to sustain the security of an organization's network, develop e-commerce systems or apply technology for a company's strategic benefit, our Network and Communications Management degree program can provide the platform you need to enhance your career in the growing field of network and communications management.

Master of Network and Communications Management degree program is available at the following location:

Chicago Loop (Chicago, IL). ... [-]

Master of Humanities, Communication Concentration

Tiffin University
Online Part time September 2019 USA Tiffin

Students with an interest in Communication will be able to focus on the study of human communication from several perspectives. The theory behind classical Communications and Rhetoric will lay a foundation to practical applications. [+]

Master of Humanities - Communication

Students with an interest in Communication will be able to focus on the study of human communication from several perspectives. The theory behind classical Communications and Rhetoric will lay a foundation for practical applications.

Courses:

COM 520 Philosophy of Communication PHI 522 Logic, Reasoning, and Persuasion COM 630 Cybercultures and Issues in Cyberspace COM 580 Politics and the News CUL 532 Documentary Film COM 592* Special Topics in Philosophy/Communication

Is the program accredited?

Tiffin University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.... [-]


Master of Management in Social Media Marketing

Chancellor University
Online Full time Part time 12 - 18 months September 2019 USA Cleveland + 1 more

Chancellor University offers a Masters of Management in Social Media Marketing. This program is designed to give the working professional the opportunity for a flexible, real-world education. [+]

Master of Management in Social Media Marketing

Chancellor University offers a Masters of Management in Social Media Marketing. This program is designed to give the working professional the opportunity for a flexible, real-world education. Classes are small, interactive and entrepreneurial in nature. The required core of courses consists of upper-level courses that prepare students who are interested in professional development or career advancement in challenging and dynamic careers within the criminal justice field.

Advantages of a Masters of Management in Social Media Marketing from Chancellor University:

One of the most affordable Online MBA programs available today Learn innovative Social Media Marketing practices from academically accomplished instructors and industry experts Chancellor University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. Earn your Master of Management in Social Media Marketing in as few as 18 months (two courses per 8-week term) Chancellor merges theory and practice so you can use tomorrow what you learned in class today 100% online program using the flexible Angel/Blackboard platform No GMAT or GRE required TBD ... [-]

Digital Marketing Specialist Masters Program

Simplilearn
Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

The Digital Marketing Specialist Masters Program will transform you into a complete digital marketer with expertise in the top eight digital marketing domains — search engine optimization, social media, pay-per-click, conversion optimization, digital analytics, content, mobile and email marketing. Fast-track your career in digital marketing today with practical training you can apply on the job. [+]

Key Features 365 days course access: Access to 75+ live instructor-led online classes 45+ Projects & MimicPro Simulation: Hands-on experience with a simulation environment OMCP Certification: Get OMCP exam voucher worth USD 395 on completion $111K - $135K: Annual average salary in USA What are the course objectives?

The Simplilearn Digital Marketing Masters Program gives you an in-depth understanding and advanced knowledge of the eight most important digital marketing domains and includes real-world projects and virtual simulations for gaining domain experience. You’ll be exposed to 40+ digital marketing tools extensive project experience and Mimic Pro simulations to make you job ready.After you have completed this program, you will receive a Masters certificate from Simplilearn stating that you have acquired the skill set of a Digital Marketing Specialist, validating your ability to lead digital marketing efforts in your organization.... [-]


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.... [-]


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 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 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.... [-]


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:... [-]