University of Denver

Division of Social Science

Media, Film & Journalism Studies


2199 S University Blvd

Denver, CO 80208

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

International & Intercultural Communication M.A., Media and Public Communication: Strategic Communication M.A., Media and Public Communication: Media and Globalization M.A.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The University of Denver's diverse and innovative graduate programs will prepare you to succeed in a variety of media and communication careers, and help you understand what it means to be an ethical and socially aware communicator.

Students may choose from three specialized programs:

  • M.A. in International & Intercultural Communication
  • M.A. in Media & Public Communication: Strategic Communication
  • M.A. in Media & Public Communication: Media & Globalization

What sets the University of Denver's program apart?

  • Commitment to positive change through communication
  • Small seminars and personalized attention
  • Access to media decision-makers
  • Tailored professional internships
  • Highly engaged student and faculty community
  • Flexible, customized coursework
  • Wide range of portfolio development opportunities

Students are prepared for dynamic and innovative career paths in an increasingly multi-platform and multicultural media environment, and will gain a solid theoretical and practical foundation for pursuing advanced degrees and conducting independent research projects in academic or professional settings.

At the University of Denver, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop creative campaigns for corporate and non-profit clients
  • Participate in community-focused learning projects
  • Partner with non-profit organizations
  • Integrate theoretical concepts with the professional skills needed for a successful career

As a graduate student, you will also have access to our internship program, a unique extension of the classroom that allows you to gain experience and make connections that can benefit you after graduation.

Potential careers include:

  • Public relations and marketing 
  • Multicultural health communication
  • Social and digital media
  • Event planning
  • Global and intercultural public affairs
  • Public diplomacy
  • International and higher education
  • International development communication
  • Cross-cultural and diversity training
  • Non-profit program management and communication

As a graduate student in the University of Denver's Department of Media, Film, and Journalism Studies, you will work closely with our internationally recognized faculty to pursue your own research. Small seminar courses allow faculty to get to know your individual interests and abilities, creating lifelong connections.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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