College of Communication
640 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
Mass Communication (concentration in Communication Studies)
The MS Mass Communication concentration in communication studies is recommended for those who wish to develop their command of general communication strategies and skills—written, oral, and computer-mediated—but who do not want to prepare specifically for the fields of advertising, public relations, or applied research.
General communication strategies and skills are applicable to a variety of professional roles in a number of settings. Individuals who are proficient in these strategies and skills serve as managers in various kinds of organizations, such as nonprofit groups, government agencies, publishing houses, and other commercial, educational, or industrial settings. The concentration also provides a suitable background for those who wish to go on for a more advanced degree in communication. For those wishing a strong foundation in computer-mediated communication, selections from the last four courses listed below are especially recommended.
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: 48
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 0-999