Online Master of Communication and Media

Overview
Department: School of Communication and Information
Specializations/Concentrations: Specialization in Digital Media; Leadership Communication; Public Relations
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction wit the Canvas Learning Management System
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 18 to 24 months

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone paper/project or e-portfolio course
Credits Required: 36 credits (12 courses)
Example Courses: Digital Media and Innovation; Media Studies Theory & Practice; New Media Law and Policy; Critiquing Marketing Communications; Digital Journalism; Digital Advocacy and Persuasion; Globalization; Media and Social Change

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE waiver may be submitted if applicant has an undergraduate GPA greater than 3.5, another graduate degree in a related field, or 5+ years of related work experience, otherwise the GRE is required (with combined score of ~150 verbal, ~140 quantitative, and a writing score 4.0 or greater preferred)
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$34,668 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $963 per credit hour (for fully online students)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states