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Mass Communications

Master of Science in Mass Communications
Offered By: College of Media & Communication
Graduate School
Application Deadline: July 1 for Fall Admission, November 15 for Spring Admission


The primary focus of the Master of Science in Mass Communications major in Journalism is on the fundamentals of communication theories enabling students to acquire the ability to understand and use basic methods of communication research.

Focusing on research and scholarship, the flexible curriculum provides opportunities for students interested in pursuing advancement in mass communications or preparing for doctoral studies and positions in higher education.

Some students with limited mass communications background may be required to complete some undergraduate and graduate performance courses as part of their programs of study.

  • Admission Process

    Admission to the Master of Science in Mass Communications program is based on a variety of evidence, including educational experience and record, professional experience, recommendations, and a written statement of purpose.