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37 MA Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication Media Media and Communication 2024



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MA Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication Media Media and Communication

As technology evolves, so does human communication. In fact, as of January of 2014, more than 90 percent of American adults have a cell phone. More than 40 percent own a tablet computer. There are now more than a billion people using Facebook. So what does all of this mean? That’s what people getting a Masters of Arts in Media and Communication work to figure out every day. They study communication and interactions in society, including research, analysis, and communication theory.

What is an MA in Media and Communication? It’s a Master of Arts degree that prepares students for careers such as television station manager, public information officer, research analyst, or project director with theoretical and hands-on coursework. Typical core coursework includes journalism, business writing, and verbal communication. Often, students choose to focus on a specific area of interest.

Students generally receive an MA in Media and Communication because they want to further their careers and land management roles. They will learn about theory and analysis, making them better at explaining complicated statistics and concepts.

The cost of getting an MA in Media and Communications depends on which institution a student chooses. It can also vary based on the length of time spent in the program and the location of the courses.

People receiving a Master of Arts in Media and Communications generally get jobs in fields like journalism, marketing, or public information. They can be seen speaking at press conferences for mayors, teaching journalism ethics courses at universities, or writing detailed newspaper stories about changes to legislation. Having an MA in Media and Communication allows for greater opportunities and management roles in many different careers that require communicating with the masses. This can range from a major company communicating with the press, to high-ranking government officials trying to gain favor for a change in public policy.

Every year, more and more students are choosing to earn their degrees online. Online courses work really well for busy people who need to schedule their education around their families and other jobs.

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