Get unparalleled knowledge and experience in both strategy and creative development to lead in the communications industry. Faculty in Calvin's online MA in Media and Strategic Communication program are experts in their field. They show you how to convert audience analysis into strategies and teach you key skills in media production, integrated advertising, journalism, brand personalization, influencer marketing, virtual engagement, and more.
You gain strong professional experiences to add to your portfolio that includes projects in:
Media Production. Complete production projects that align with your career interests, from lighting to scriptwriting.
Creative Media. Work in Calvin's faculty-led, student-run creative media agency.
Advertising. Use audience analytics and research to identify target audiences and craft brand-changing stories.
Public Relations. Create a communication strategy, engaging messages, and media relationships that build an organization’s reputation and public connections.
Journalism. Pitch community news organizations with multimedia storytelling products.
You can graduate in just 12 months with a professional portfolio that shows you can create honest and impactful work. You'll be ready to pursue a management-level career in advertising, public relations, marketing, journalism, social media, or film.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Resume/CV, Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample