12 months
21062 USD/year
2106221062 USD/year
11270 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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.


Arts in Mass Communication 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. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21062 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10531 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    2106221062 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1053110531 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5635 USD per semester during 12 months.


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