Online Master of Science in Strategic Media Communications

Department: Department of Mass Communications
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 5 semesters (less than 2 years) taking two courses per semester
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone course
Example Courses: Strategic Cases and Campaigns in Advertising; Foundations in Strategic Media Communications; Multimedia Storytelling in Strategic Communication; Digital Content Strategy; Social Media Metrics & Data Analytics; Leadership in Strategic Media Communication

Admission Requirements
Application Requirements: Bachelor's degree; current resume; personal statement; three letters of recommendation
GPA Requirements: Minimum undergraduate GPA 2.75
Testing Requirements: GRE not required

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition*: ~$15,500 + fees (resident and select nearby states); ~$23,548 + fees (non-resident)
Cost per Credit Hour: $516.67 per credit hour (resident and selected nearby states), $784.94 per credit hour (non-resident)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states

*Estimated tuition is calculated by multiplying the cost per credit hour by the number of credits required to graduate. It does not include fees or other expenses.