Online Master of Science in Communication and Media

Department: College of Communication and Design
Specializations/Concentrations: Specializations in Media Studies and Practice; Digital Media
Websites: Department and Program

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

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Optional creative project or thesis (Media Studies and Practice specialization); digital portfolio (Digital Media specialization)
Credits Required: 37 credits (13 courses)
Example Courses: History of Communication and Media; Communication and Media Technologies; Media Law and Regulation; International Media; Media and Culture; Theories in Communication and Media

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$27,380 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $740 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states