Master of Arts in Mass Communication
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Program Details

The online MA in Mass Communication degree program from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock emphasizes critical thinking about mass media and its journalistic and strategic communication practices, media content, and its effects on the public. There are two concentration options offered to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • Media Research – Prepares students to analyze and conduct scholarly research in mass communication and to write and present the results of such research to both scholarly and non-scholarly audiences
  • Professional Mass Media – Provides students with advanced professional training in multi-platform journalism or strategic communication/public relations 


  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) on the last 60 hours of undergraduate credit
  • Statement of purpose letter
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission