The Master of Science in Media Solutions & Innovation is an online digital media communications degree from West Virginia University that allows students, in as little as 12 months, to become media strategists and futurists. This program focuses on individual entrepreneurship rather than the skills-focused “new media” programs usually found in this field and extends the “teaching hospital” models that exist in journalism schools. With this degree students study the disruptions in the media industry and how to work with industry partners to help with research and development, discovery, and creating targeted solution pathways to address challenging media problems. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to act as agents of change and adaptive leaders in digital media communications.
With this online digital media communications degree, you will benefit from the flexibility found with a 100% online degree that also connects you with local media owners seeking successors while gaining the tools needed to be a successful media owner. Plus, you have the option of completing a Publisher Path track, featuring hands-on research immersion into news organizations and strategies for real-world media publications.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent