Master of Arts - Journalism and Media Studies

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The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and 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.

Available Options

  • Thesis Track
  • Non-Thesis Track

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Learning Outcomes

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

Career Possibilities

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Master of Arts - Journalism and Media Studies

Thesis Track

Non-Thesis Track

Contacts

Graduate Coordinator

Benjamin Burroughs

Assistant Professor and Graduate Coordinator

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Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies

The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies offers an innovative and integrated approach to research and study of today’s dynamic news, marketing, public relations, and social media in traditional and digital environments.

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Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

The Greenspun College of Urban Affairs is committed to creating contemporary solutions for resilient communities. Its academic programs focus on effective public policymaking, creating support structures to meet behavioral and mental health challenges, ensuring cities are safe and prepared to meet emergency situations, effective and ethical journalism, and interpersonal and public communication strategies.

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