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Arts in Mass Communication

Stephen F. Austin State University

12 months
Duration
10880 USD/year
10880 USD/year
5576 USD/year
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About

The M.A. in Arts in Mass Communication at Stephen F. Austin State University is an online degree consisting of 12 hours of required courses that include Media Research Methods, Media Theory, Media & Society, and Media Law & Ethics.

Overview

In addition, Arts in Mass Communication students at Stephen F. Austin State University will select from 24 hours of elective courses that are designed to enable the student to concentrate in advertising and public relations, journalism, or broadcasting. 

Learning outcomes

The courses offered as electives include Media History, Broadcast Sales, Management Problems in Media, Media & Politics, International Media, Seminar in Advertising, Seminar in Public Relations, Seminar in Journalism, Seminar in Broadcasting, Topics in Mass Communication, Independent Study in Mass Communication, Thesis Writing, and Media Project. Students are required to complete 36 hours of total coursework and must choose from one of three options: 1) Non-Thesis, 2) Thesis, or 3) Media Project. Students may take 6 to 9 hours of electives outside of the Department of Mass Communication at the academic adviser's approval. 

Accreditation

The mission of the Institutional Accreditation Office (IAO) is to provide coordination and support to all units of the University in the continuing effort to demonstrate compliance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Media & Society.
  • Media Theory.
  • Media Research Methods.
  • Media Law & Ethics.
  • Media History.
  • Media Sales.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for a master’s degree program at SFA, you must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be in your final year of undergraduate work;
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or
  • Have 95 or more semester hours of undergraduate work at SFA and be approved as an Overlap Student (an undergraduate pursuing graduate and undergraduate studies at the same time).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5440 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    10880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5440 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2788 USD per semester during 12 months.

Funding

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