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Communications Graduate, M.A.

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The digital and multimedia studies emphasis offers a broad-based curriculum in digital media production with courses in video production, graphic design, web-site construction, documentary, and media history and theory.

The promotions emphasis focuses upon advertising, marketing, promotional and corporate communication skills, principles and theories.

The training and development emphasis focuses on an interdisciplinary approach drawing off organizational communication, human resources and business management disciplines. 

All emphasis areas are required to take the three-credit ICM 60100 Communications Capstone course in their final quarter. The capstone course highlights the skills and knowledge acquired in previous courses by applying them to a final project in the student’s emphasis area.   

With permission of the communications program director students can earn up to nine hours of independent study coursework (ICM 59500 Special Topics I, ICM 59600 Special Topics II, ICM 59700 Special Topics III). These three credit hour courses involve applied individualized studies, under the supervision of Lindenwood faculty, in support of developing programming and operations at LUTV, the Lindenwood television station.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Documentary Storytelling: Theory and Narrative Structure
  • Media Preservation and Archives
  • Documentary Research and Writing
  • Production for Television
  • Writing for Television
  • Production Management
  • Design Concepts
  • Design in Media 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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    8150 USD/year
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Living costs for Saint Charles

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
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