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Master of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies

The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism & Media Studies offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Arts degree. Courses of study are designed to engage research in diverse career arenas such as human resources, politics, advertising, education, public relations, broadcasting, and social services, as well as for students who aspire to continue their education in doctoral programs.

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop a grounding in mass communication theory.
  2. Achieve competencies in research methodologies relevant to the field.
  3. Develop critical thinking necessary for careers in higher education or management in the media industries.
  4. Balance the discipline's varied traditions in theoretical, historical, and applied research, with particular attention to the shifting media landscape.