Communications and Digital Media, M.A. | Part time online | Pace University | United States
18 months
Duration
1025 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
1025 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
1025 USD/credit 24600 USD/year
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About

Gain the skills you need to take on the competitive communications and digital media market with the online Communications and Digital Media program from Pace University.

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Overview

The online Communications and Digital Media program from Pace University gives you practical, relevant training. In addition to expanding your knowledge of the media and communications industry, you’ll gain hands-on experience creating digital media content and campaigns. Whether it’s creating a media relations plan for a real client, producing an actual documentary film, or participating in the student-run PR agency at Pace, you’ll have ample opportunities to complete engaging media projects that you can add to your professional portfolio.

Career

No matter what industry you work in, chances are, communication is an essential part of your job. In fact, communication is pervasive in a way that it has never been before. Research shows that communication continues to be a high priority skill across all industries and many jobs.

A graduate degree is an ideal way to specialize within your field and may help you negotiate a higher salary. Labor insight platform Burning Glass estimates that communications and public relations managers with a master’s degree earn an average of $81K, and graduate students can also focus on honing skills that are most relevant to their roles. For the industry as a whole, Burning Glass links several key skills to higher salaries, including media relations, strategic communications, and corporate communications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industry Communications Theory and Practice
  • Writing for Organizations
  • Effective Speaking for Industry Professionals 
  • Communications Research
  • Creative Writing for Media Professionals

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
68
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
68
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates are required to hold a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution. A 3.0 undergraduate GPA is preferred, though we use a holistic approach when reviewing applications.
  • In addition, students should showcase their ability to write through the statement of purpose and portfolio. The portfolio should include up to five samples of your writing, which could include press releases, articles, presentations, and writing samples.
  • Completed online application
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional)
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio (up to five samples)
  • Official college/university transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • GRE and GMAT scores are not required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 18 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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