Master of Science in Mass Communications

Fast Track or part time | Online | No GRE required

The 2023 application deadline has been extended to close April 15. 

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Whether you’re looking to update your skills, make a career change or check off a life goal, the Robertson School's master-level degree in mass communications can help you get where you want to go.

Our fully online program is designed to be fast paced, with the option to graduate in 14 months. Students who prefer to attend part time can do so, and can also take advantage of the flexible course schedules we've created with working professionals in mind.


You can select from one of the following two concentrations.

Integrated Communication

In the integrated communication concentration, you will leave the program able to function at the highest levels of management and apply sophisticated strategic thinking to accomplish organizational objectives.

Multimedia Journalism

As a graduate student in the multimedia journalism concentration, you will strengthen your skills and learn what's necessary for today’s working journalists while gaining leadership knowledge to propel your career forward.

Our alums are doing big things after graduating from VCU with a master's degree in mass communications. Go to alum stories.

Saher Randawa serves as the social media content strategist for VCU University Relations.

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Karen McIntyre, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Director
(804) 625-4929

Karen McIntyre