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.

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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. [+]

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 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Sound Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta

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. [+]

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 ... [-]

Master in Production Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta

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 ... [-]

Master in Motion Media Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Online Campus Full time September 2018 USA Atlanta Savannah + 1 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. [+]

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 ... [-]

Master in Film and Television

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Atlanta Savannah

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 ... [-]

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. [+]

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 2018 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 2018 USA Manhattan

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 Sherman Oaks Fremont Manhattan + 6 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 2018 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 2018 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 ... [-]

Ph.D. in Mass Communications

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus Full time September 2018 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 2018 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 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 insider tips on how to create for television, radio, film and the web.... [-]