Online Master of Mass Communication

Overview
Department: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Specializations/Concentrations: Emphasis in Strategic and Integrated Communication
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses synchronous and asynchronous instruction
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 2 years
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Credits Required: 36 credits (12 courses)
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Practicum and written examination
Example Courses: Research Methods in Mass Communication; Media Law; Strategic Communication Principles; Strategic Communication Strategies; Strategic Communication Campaigns; Organizational Communication; Marketing Management; PR Management; Crisis Communications

Admission Requirements
Application Requirements: Bachelor's degree; three letters of recommendation; resume; statement of objectives
GPA Requirements: Typically students who are admitted have a minimum undergraduate GPA greater than 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE not required

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition*: ~$20,601 + fees (resident); ~$44,640 + fees (non-resident)
Cost per Credit Hour: $572.25 per credit hour (resident); $1,240 per credit hour (non-resident)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states


Online Master of Science in Data and Communication

Overview
Department: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses synchronous and asynchronous instruction
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 2 years
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone project
Example Courses: Data and Digital Communication Fundamentals; Knowledge Discovery Techniques (Data Science); Digital Law and Ethics; Strategic Communication; Data Visualization

Admission Requirements
Application Requirements: Bachelor's degree; two letters of recommendation; resume; statement of objectives
GPA Requirements: Typically students who are admitted have a minimum undergraduate GPA greater than 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE not required

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition*: ~$17,168 + fees (resident); ~$37,200 + fees (non-resident)
Cost per Credit Hour: $572.25 per credit hour (resident); $1,240 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.