Through research, professional service and scholarship in applied communications, the school advances the knowledge and practice of a multidisciplinary and evolving media environment. The school values truth, ethics, creativity, innovation, collaboration, cultural diversity, shared governance and community engagement.
The M.S. in Mass Communications with a concentration in multimedia journalism is designed to prepare students to work in a highly competitive and multiple-platform (print, broadcast, online/digital) news environment. The program is for recent graduates who have an undergraduate degree in journalism or a related field, or for more veteran journalists who want to upgrade their professional skills.
Student learning outcomes:
- Demonstrate higher-level skills in concept building with a focus on critical thinking, and in the design of journalism news stories and packages with a multimedia focus
- Communicate clearly and effectively in written and multimedia platforms to serve news audiences
- Demonstrate the ability to conduct basic research that is applicable to journalism and multimedia
- Effectively apply tools and technologies to multimedia news stories and packages as appropriate for the news industry and other communication workplaces
More informationVisit official programme website
- Research Methods in Mass Communications
- Online Journalism
- Online Journalism
- Computer-assisted Reporting
- Visual Journalism
- Convergence Law and Ethics
- Multiplatform Storytelling
- The Business of Media
- International Journalism
- Converged Media Applications
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesMedia Studies & Mass Media Digital Communication View 159 other Masters in Media Studies & Mass Media in United States
- Application to graduate study, including the application for Virginia in-state tuition.
- Personal statement submitted with the online application.
- $70 application fee.
- Three reference letters submitted through the online application.
- Transcripts from each institution you attended are required.
- Official test scores, if required by your program.
- Your resume, if requested by the department to which you are applying.
International27971 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 27971 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National14497 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14497 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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