Master Online

Mass Communications (Online)

Kansas State University

12 months
21524 USD/year
21524 USD/year
11856 USD/year
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Mass Communications (Online) from Kansas State University helps you become a communication expert and gain the skills needed for work in advertising, public relations, corporate communications, the news media or another communications field.


Mass Communications (Online) from Kansas State University provides you with the flexibility to tailor your coursework to fit your career goals. Topics include strategic communication, health and science communication, or digital news and audiences.


Graduates of the program come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds and go on to make careers in industries such as:

  • advertising
  • broadcast
  • college and high school media advising
  • communication research
  • corporate communication, including audience analytics
  • entertainment
  • event management
  • graphics production
  • higher education teaching
  • management
  • news media
  • public relations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Communications
  • Ethics in Mass Communications 
  • Colloquium in Mass Communication / Social Media Data Visualization 
  • Mass Communication Law 
  • Strategic Health Communication
  • Issues, Risk and Reputation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or mass communications. Provisional admission may be granted if you are entering the degree program with no previous coursework in mass communications.
  • Statement of objectives: The personal statement should briefly describe your interest in the program, previous experience, research or academic interests and long-term career goals. In addition, the statement also can mention one or more K-State faculty with whom you have an interest in working. Most statements are three to four paragraphs in length.
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Names and emails of three professional and/or academic references who will provide letters of recommendation. 
  • Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended
  • Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 minimum GPA in the final two years or approximately the last 60 credit hours
  • English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11856 USD per year during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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