Webster University

470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63119-3194

Media Communications (MA)

Program Details

Due to constant change in technology, students who wish to work in the field of media communications must be current on the latest methods of media delivery. The program curriculum provides students with expert knowledge of media from political, economic, and cultural perspective. Media is communicated through a variety of different contexts and channels. Media communications specialists must call upon research and management strategies in order to be successful within their roles. After graduating from this program, students may be eligible to hold titles such as communications specialist, communications director, communications manager, and other related positions.

This degree program prefers prospective students to be interested in communications management and obtain an undergraduate degree in a related communications field. Students who choose to earn their degree through Webster University may complete all of their coursework online; this eliminates a commute to campus and students have the ability to learn from the comfort of their own home.

Communications specialists often create and deliver news and information through media outlets. Individuals who work in this field may be responsible for planning and coordinating media and marketing events. These events may be as simple as a staff meeting or as elaborate as a press conference. Communications specialists may also be responsible for answering questions regarding media and information that has been released. In today’s technologically advanced world, people receive a large amount of their information online. Communications specialists may update and maintain online content in order for that information to be accurately communicated to the audience. This master’s degree program ensures that students will be fully equipped with the knowledge they need to be successful in this specialized career path. By earning this degree, graduates should display the knowledge and skills they need to maintain upper-level management positions.

Program Overview:

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery Format:
    100% Online
  • Completion Time:
    36

Accreditation & Licensing

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

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