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Communications and Media Management

28424 USD/year
13156 USD/year
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The Master of Communications and Media Management at Colorado State University is designed for students with a bachelor's degree seeking to transition to a communication-related career, or for those seeking to move up into a management role in their present media profession.

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The rapid rate of technological change in media technology has created a need for constant retraining and the acquisition of new multimedia knowledge and management skills. 

The Master of Communications and Media Management at Colorado State University is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of "new media" developments. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to strategize and manage specific communications projects, as well as manage and direct staff members or contract workers in a communications unit within a corporate, educational, or nonprofit organization.

Communication technology continues to evolve at an incredibly rapid pace. The Master of Communications and Media Management provides a powerful learning experience for professionals who want to advance in a leadership role or transition into the evolving field of communication.

Learn about current and emerging media tools, strategies, and digital communications platforms in a hybrid program that features Denver-based classes with online electives.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Digital Media Writing and Production
  • Organizational Media Production
  • Managing Communications Systems
  • Digital Media Research and Evaluation Methods
  • Strategic Digital Communication
  • Public Communication Technologies
  • Professional and Technical Communication (GT-CO3)

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Writing Samples
  • Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28424 USD/year
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  • National

    13156 USD/year
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