BA in Media Communications

Industry researchers report consumers in the United States have gone from being exposed to about 500 ads a day in the 1970s to as many as 5,000 ads a day today. Everywhere we turn, we're saturated with advertising messages trying to get our attention - which makes a bachelor's degree in Media Communications from Webster University a must-have in order to cut through the clutter.

Webster's Media Communications degree enables you to explore the ways humans use media and technology to exchange ideas. You'll learn to interpret media messages, communicate effectively in context, demonstrate creative problem solving, and exhibit professional knowledge and skills that will make you a valuable asset to marketing firms and organizations.

A Media Communications degree offers you a balanced education that emphasizes critical thinking, communication skills and technical expertise. Following graduation, you'll be ready to begin a career as a leading-edge producer, writer, reporter, editor or technician. It offers you a balanced, well-rounded education that emphasizes the development of your critical thinking, communication skills and technical expertise.

Graduates with a degree in Media Communication have many career options, including broadcast journalism, television and video production, technical writing, scriptwriting, media marketing, research, public relations, advertising, specialized journalism and instructional technology.

Points of Distinction

  • Faculty practicing in the field, utilize the latest technology and techniques that you can immediately apply at work
  • Diverse internships in a variety of business settings help you further define your career preferences
  • The opportunity for international study at our campuses in Geneva, Switzerland; London, United Kingdom; Vienna, Austria; Leiden, the Netherlands and; Thailand and China.

Degree Requirements

This degree requires a minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following: 48 required credit hours, applicable university global citizenship or general education program hours and electives.

Additional Information