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Our M.S. degree in mass communications offers concentrations in integrated communication and multimedia journalism. Both concentrations have small cohorts so you have a personal, engaging educational experience. Alums go on to top jobs in public relations, journalism and media.

We also provide an online, two-semester graduate certificate in media and leadership, and partner with the Department of English and School of the Arts to offer a doctoral program in media, art and text.

Find out how to take your education to the next level with the Robertson School.

Media and Leadership Certificate

The graduate certificate in media and leadership is a 12-credit-hour program designed to prepare students for leadership roles in communications organizations.

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M.S. in Mass Communications

Our graduate-level mass communications program is a fast-track option with concentrations in integrated communication and multimedia journalism that is taken online and can be completed in 14 months.

Ph.D. in Media, Art and Text

The doctoral program prepares students primarily to teach at the college or university level, although some pursue careers in related media fields.