If you are interested in several kinds of media, and you don’t want to narrow it down to just one major, the Master of Arts in Media Communications degree is perfect for you. It's flexible, allowing you to study multiple areas of media — from Animation to Scriptwriting to Public Relations, and more — and create your own unique combination of subjects. It’s the broadest, most flexible degree in Webster's School of Communications.
“The opportunity to discuss current, global topics in the classroom creates interactions that reach beyond disciplines. Without communication, there is no way to educate and inform the public about topics that matter.”
MA in Media Communications, '13
The Media Communications degree is relevant to all fields of media and builds a dynamic toolkit of 21st-century communication skills, preparing you for the worldwide communications industry. Our alumni work in marketing, special events, corporate communications, gaming, radio, TV, advertising, animation, journalism — just about everywhere.
Our graduate programs fit busy working professional schedules, and students can still work 40-hour weeks.
Our award-winning faculty combines scholarship with real-world professional experience.
What you learn in the classroom you can use the next day at work.
Why Media Communications?
This is our most flexible program, providing you with a broad introduction to all media and areas of communication while allowing you to choose your own area of concentration. You will learn to design and interpret media messages and to communicate effectively in context. You may devise a concentration in the theory and history of media or you may combine work in two or more media, for example, journalism and photography or advertising and public relations.
MA in Media Communications
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Feel Connected While Earning an Online MA in Media Communications
At Webster University, our goal is to help you be your best. With Webster's online MA in Media Communications, you will gain progressive skills in multiple communications areas, including social media and marketing. Our advisors and faculty put students first so you can succeed.
“What appealed to me at Webster was the core structure. I didn’t feel like an online student. I felt like I was engaged with other students … and advisors.”
MA in Media Communications, '17
Add an MBA to your MA in Media Communications
This dual degree with the MBA program option consists of completing 51 to 54 credit hours that generally includes the required MBA courses (33 hours) and the required coursework in the additional degree program. Upon completion of all required credit hours, two separate diplomas are issued at the same time. The two degrees cannot be awarded separately or sequentially under this arrangement and on completion of all required credit hours, two separate diplomas are issued at the same time.
Explore Our State-of-the-Art Facilities and Equipment
The School of Communications complex houses a state-of-the-art media production and education facility, meeting industry standards, and including unique, first-in-the-region technologies and capabilities. Studio facilities include an audio and video production/recording suite, sound stage, workshop space, photography studio, gallery, animation, game design, and video post-production labs as well as flexible teaching spaces.
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