The M.A. in Media Communications is designed for media professionals looking to enhance their credentials and advance their career. It’s a program designed to be flexible to meet a student’s specific needs.
The degree is available online. Online courses require excellent organizational skills, self-direction and motivation to master the challenges of the environment.
Marjorie Kruvand, a former senior vice president and partner at Fleishman-Hillard, previously received nominations for three Pulitzer Prizes as a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She teaches courses in Public Relations.
David Kistle recently ended his tenure as the executive board chairman for the International Association of Business Communicators. He teaches research courses online.
The 36-credit-hour degree can be completed in about 2 1/2 years by taking one class during each of the five, nine-week terms per year. Prior to enrolling, students must have a minimum of six undergraduate credit hours in the field.
The M.A. in media communications is offered at the following locations: