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If you are interested in several kinds of media, and you don’t want to narrow it down to just one major, the Master of Arts in Media Communications degree is perfect for you. It's flexible, allowing you to study multiple areas of media — from Animation to Scriptwriting to Public Relations, and more — and create your own unique combination of subjects. It’s the broadest, most flexible degree in Webster's School of Communications.

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Sverdrup West Wing Remodeling

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The west wing of Sverdrup will be rebuilt as a state-of-the-art media production and communication education facility, providing our students the most up-to-date and unique technology in the entire region.

Learn more about the Sverdrup renovations including plans, progress updates, room relocations, and more.

 

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“The opportunity to discuss current, global topics in the classroom creates interactions that reach beyond disciplines. Without communication, there is no way to educate and inform the public about topics that matter.”

Zoey Wang
Zoey Wang

MA in Media Communications, '13

The Media Communications degree is relevant to all fields of media and builds a dynamic toolkit of 21st-century communication skills, preparing you for the worldwide communications industry. Our alumni work in marketing, special events, corporate communications, gaming, radio, TV, advertising, animation, journalism — just about everywhere.

 

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Faculty-student interaction through discussion and projects
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Convenience

Our graduate programs fit busy working professional schedules, and students can still work 40-hour weeks.

World-Class Faculty

Our award-winning faculty combines scholarship with real-world professional experience.

Real-World Experience

What you learn in the classroom you can use the next day at work.

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Why Media Communications?

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This is our most flexible program, providing you with a broad introduction to all media and areas of communication while allowing you to choose your own area of concentration. You will learn to design and interpret media messages and to communicate effectively in context. You may devise a concentration in the theory and history of media or you may combine work in two or more media, for example, journalism and photography or advertising and public relations.

Learning Opportunities

In Person or Online

Earn your MA in Media Communications online from anywhere in the world, or in a multicultural environment at our campus in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Both options provide innovative classes with in-depth analysis, discussions, online forums, guest speakers and team projects that ensure innovative and relevant learning.

Feel Connected While Earning an Online MA in Media Communications

At Webster University, our goal is to help you be your best. With Webster's online MA in Media Communications, you will gain progressive skills in multiple communications areas, including social media and marketing. Our advisors and faculty put students first so you can succeed.

Bethany Grimmette
Student Testimonial

“What appealed to me at Webster was the core structure. I didn’t feel like an online student. I felt like I was engaged with other students … and advisors.”

Bethany Grimmette
Bethany Grimmette

MA in Media Communications, '17

Add an MBA to your MA in Media Communications

This dual degree with the MBA program option consists of completing 51 to 54 credit hours that generally includes the required MBA courses (33 hours) and the required coursework in the additional degree program. Upon completion of all required credit hours, two separate diplomas are issued at the same time. The two degrees cannot be awarded separately or sequentially under this arrangement and on completion of all required credit hours, two separate diplomas are issued at the same time.

At Webster, your education is flexible and portable.

Flexible

With five terms in an academic year, students can tailor their education to their life. Courses are offered in both semester and 8- or 9-week periods, and can consist of multiple modalities with our assortment of in person, hybrid, and online course options. Webster also offers a variety of degree, certificate, and non-degree programs.

Portable

For 40 years Webster has been building a network of campuses to serve local communities, now serving more than 10,000 students across 50 residential, metro, military, and international locations. Our students can start their degree at one location and finish it at another, or seamlessly work on their degree while studying abroad.

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