In the 21st century, an advanced degree is a prerequisite for the best jobs in the communications marketplace. The Online Master of Science in Mass Media Arts and Journalism enhances students' intellectual and practical skills, and boosts their marketability in this fast-growing career field.
This 36-credit program is designed for individuals pursuing careers in public relations, corporate communication, media management, journalism, and other mass media-related fields. It also provides a solid foundation for graduates seeking to enter doctoral programs.
Through the Online Master of Science in Mass Media Arts and Journalism, students can earn a graduate degree in approximately two years. The program is intended for busy adults who cannot travel to campus due to distance, job commitments or family responsibilities. Clarion faculty draw upon a broad mix of academic expertise and field experience in their teaching and research. All graduate faculty hold doctorates, and have worked extensively in their fields.
Selected coursework includes: Mass Communication Theory; Mass Communication Research; Society, Law and Media Technology; Professional Communication Writing; Public Relations Foundations; and Management of the Communication Process.