St. Cloud State University

College of Fine Arts and Humanities

Mass Communication

Address:

St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States

Phone:

1-320-308-0121

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Mass Communication

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Strategic Media Communications program builds on the broad knowledge and critical skills you have already developed as a liberal arts or social sciences major. It provides you with specialized professional skills designed to prepare you for leadership positions in strategic media communications in a wide range of industries. It features a balanced blend of courses in multimedia technology, media convergence, advertising, public relations, integrated strategic communications, research methods, theory, ethics, and international communication to give you a visible professional edge in today's communications-driven global society. 

Program Highlights

  • Program focuses on a balance between skills training and theory. 
  • Provides students with professional skills that give them a visible edge in the job market and makes them an indispensable asset to any business, organization, or institution. 
  • Students develop expertise in public relations, advertising, social media and campaign planning and execution. 
  • Students expand their horizons as socially responsible members of the global society. 
  • Designed to accommodate full-time or part-time students.
  • Graduate assistantships and internships available. 

Accreditation:

Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL computer based-207. TOEFL internet based-76. TOEFL paper based-540. IELTS-6.5. Financial documentation showing the student ability to cover the cost of study.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36-38

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 344.74 resident/538.86 non-resident USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9170 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13829 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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