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Webster University's Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies major is a broad communication experience within the School of Communications. In this program, students explore the design, delivery and effects of media messages in a range of communication fields and across multiple communication platforms. Media studies majors approach media from academic and practical standpoints, develop diverse professional portfolios and hone skills integral to a variety of media careers. The media studies degree affords an excellent foundation for pursuing a variety of careers within any organization that uses and values communication.

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Webster Community

“Webster does a lot to try and help make students feel at home ... it's a place where there is something for everyone.”

Drew Edelstein
Drew Edelstein

BA in Media Studies, '22

Learning Outcomes

Upon competition of the BA in Media Studies program, students will be able to:

  • Develop media content for different fields, platforms and audiences.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the need to think ethically when creating messages.
  • Evaluate media in historical and global context.
  • Conceive and implement effective communication strategies.
  • Analyze media content and effects.
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A Global Perspective

“I think my global perspective has been indelibly shaped by Webster, and will always remember my time there.”

Joy Corthesy
Joy Isabelle Corthésy

BA in Media Communications, '15

Career Opportunities

A Media Studies degree will prepare you for success in various career paths including:

  • Digital marketer
  • Media buyer
  • Media planner
  • Media researcher
  • Public relations officer
  • Runner, broadcasting/film/video
  • Social media manager
  • Television/film/video producer
  • Web content manager
  • Advertising account executive
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Editorial assistant
  • Event manager
  • Film director
  • Magazine journalist
  • Market researcher
  • Marketing executive
  • Media researcher
  • Photographer
  • UX designer
  • Writer
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Sverdrup West Wing Remodeling

Eric Rothenburger talking to group

The west wing of Sverdrup will be rebuilt as a state-of-the-art media production and communication education facility, providing our students the most up-to-date and unique technology in the entire region.

Learn more about the Sverdrup renovations including plans, progress updates, room relocations, and more.

 

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