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Master of Arts in Journalism / Media Management

Program Details

The online MA in Journalism / Media Managment degree program from the University of Missouri-Columbia is designed to help students direct their career toward management and leadership roles in media organizations. Courses cover topics in:

  • Communications Law
  • Investigative Reporting
  • Management & Leadership
  • Mass Communication
  • Media Business Models
  • Participatory Journalism


This program requires one on-campus seminar held in the fall.

  • Completed bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum of three years experience in journalism or a strategic communications-related field
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education
  • Transcripts of all previous college or university education
  • Three application essays
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • TOEFL or IELTS score reports for applicants whose native language is not English

Accreditation & Licensing

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