Media & Communications Arts, MS

Graduate Program Information

Pleasantville Campus

This 36-credit program in Media and Communication Arts can be completed within two years of full time study.

Admission requirements include Bachelor’s degree; strong writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills; articulation of reasons supporting the decision to attend a graduate media communication arts program; academic/professional references, and knowledge of basic computer skills.

Graduate Program Curriculum (36 Credits)

Five (5) Required Coures (20 credits)

MCA 601Industry Theory and Practice

4 credits

MCA 602Writing for Organizations

4 credits

MCA 603Effective Speaking for Industry Professionals

4 credits

MCA 610Communications Research

4 credits

MCA 693Internship

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:20

Elective Courses (16 Credits)

Students choose from the following list.For other MCA electives that may be available, they must see program director for details and required approvals.

MCA 620Media Relations

4 credits

MCA 625Corporate Communication and Reputation

4 credits

MCA 635Organizational Communication and Social Responsibility

4 credits

MCA 639Creative Writing for Media Professionals

4 credits

MCA 640International Communication

4 credits

MCA 652Digital Video Field Production

4 credits

MCA 654Industrial Media Production

4 credits

MCA 655Producing the Documentary

4 credits

MCA 670Designing & Evaluating Effective Communication for the Web

4 credits

MCA 680Law and Ethics in Professional Communication

4 credits

MCA 695Independent Study in Communications

4 credits

MCA 696Issues/Topics in Professional Communication

2-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credits: 36

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To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for graduate admission. Follow all steps on the Graduate Admissions website and submit your application.

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