Online Master of Science in Mass Communication

Department: Department of Communication
Specializations/Concentrations: Focus on Global Strategic Communications
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction through the Canvas learning management system
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 12 months

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Professional project
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Applied Research Methods in the Mass Media; Ethics and Social Responsibility; Global Strategic Communication Management; Theories of Mass Communication; Communication for Change Management

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE required - students may petition for a GRE waiver if they have either a master's degree, can demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, or have a history of professional accomplishment
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$25,000 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: Tuition cost for entire program

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states