Masters Degree in Media in North America

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Media studies are quite diverse, and may cover a variety of areas such as media production and analysis and media business. Topics may include design, marketing strategies, digital video production, research and media history.

 

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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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 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 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 ... [-]

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 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 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 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. [+]

Masters in Media in North America 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 of Digital Media

The Centre for Digital Media - The CDM
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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.... [-]


International Media Innovation Management

International Media Innovation Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2018 Germany Berlin Austria Vienna USA New York Spain Alicante + 6 more

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 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 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 ... [-]

Master in Communications and Visual Languages

ICONOS (Research Institute for Communication and Culture)
Campus Part time 2 years July 2019 Mexico Buenavista

Master in Communications and Visual Languages aims to train teachers to sustain professional projects of communication with visual languages, through the theory applied and the investigation of models of meaning and interpretation, for the development of digital media, advertising, editorial design and digital art or the exercise of teaching. [+]

Program Overview

Master in Communications and Visual Languages aims to train teachers to sustain professional projects of communication with visual languages, through the theory applied and the investigation of models of meaning and interpretation, for the development of digital media, advertising, editorial design and digital art or the exercise of teaching.

This master plan is studied in a curriculum of 18 subjects per year and can be finished in two years and required to attend one day a week classes, because we care about our students continue to work to put into practice the knowledge acquired in this graduate.

Student Profile

Bachelor's Degree in Visual Arts, communication, Graphic Design, marketing, advertising and Computer Systems or with similar names. Also the engineering in Systems or with similar names. Other degrees and engineering may enter if and when justified its relationship with the contents of the curriculum. It must demonstrate a course for those who come from other fields of study.... [-]


Master in Communication with Virtual Media

ICONOS (Research Institute for Communication and Culture)
Campus Part time 2 years July 2019 Mexico Buenavista

Master in Communication with Virtual Media is aiming to train teachers to sustain professional communication projects through virtual means, supported by the dominance of digital technologies and programming languages. [+]

Program Overview

Master in Communication with Virtual Media is aiming to train teachers to sustain professional communication projects through virtual means, supported by the dominance of digital technologies and programming languages for the development of multimedia and interactivity, design and website management, animation and 3D modeling.

This master plan is studied in a curriculum of 18 subjects per year and can be finished in two years and required to attend one day a week classes, because we care about our students continue to work to put into practice the knowledge acquired in this graduate.

Student Profile

BA in Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing, Computer Systems or similar names. Also in systems engineering and related fields. Other degrees and engineering can enter as long as they justify their relation to the content of the curriculum. It must demonstrate a preparatory course for those coming from other fields of study.... [-]