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Communications Innovation, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
This 24-month online master’s degree is a selective, executive-style program for communications professionals who have mastered their craft—and now want to design its future. 
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Overview

The curriculum provides a foundation in media economics, systems modeling, human perception, storytelling, consumer behavior, research methods, product/interface design, global leadership, and relevant legal and ethical issues. The courses are a platform for engaging in problem-based learning, stimulating original ways of thinking, and promoting new connections across nations, technologies, platforms, industries, and constituencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation and Collaboration
  • Emerging Media: Principles and Theories
  • Interaction and Interface Design
  • Transmedia Storytelling
  • Ethics of the Media
  • Government Regulation of Communications
  • Intellectual Property and Business Contracts
  • Audience Research Tools and Sources

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    114

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General Requirements

  • Have an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or equivalent from an international college or university 
  • Have five or more years of professional work experience or equivalent expertise.
  • Complete the Ithaca College application form, and submit a current resume with a nonrefundable application fee.
  • Arrange for two letters of recommendations
  • Arrange for official sealed transcripts from all institutions of higher education
  • Participate in a required interview 
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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