Two-Year MA Models

Two-Year MA Models

Advertising

The advertising model educates students in the principles and practice of all communication designed to create a desired response from a given audience. [More]

Convergence Journalism

The convergence model educates students in the theory and skills of multimedia communication. Students will be prepared for leadership in the areas of print, broadcast and online news and strategic communication. [More]

Environmental Reporting

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In-Depth Radio/TV Reporting: Professional experience required.

Students enrolled in this model have the opportunity to gain the skills they need to earn a position in a television or radio newsroom. This model is for students who have professional broadcast experience. [More]

International

The international model provides education and training in international communication theory and relevant professional skills. [More]

Investigative Reporting

This model is intended to prepare students to do investigative reporting or computer-assisted reporting in any medium. This model requires either prior journalism experience or completion of an introductory reporting class. [More]

Law and Conflict Resolution

The master’s model in law and conflict resolution is designed for students anticipating careers as reporters and editors who want to develop particular expertise in the coverage of legal issues.[More]

Magazine Design

This model is for students who want to focus on designing magazines, from small newsletters to consumer magazines. [More]

Magazine Editing

This model is for students who want to focus on editing magazines, from small newsletters to consumer magazines. [More]

Magazine Writing

This model is for students who want to focus on writing for magazines, from small newsletters to consumer magazines. [More]

News Design

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News Editing

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News Media and Society

This area is intended for professionally prepared students who plan to write a thesis and is intended for students who intend to pursue a doctorate. [More]

News Reporting/Writing

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Photojournalism

The photojournalism model educates students in the theory and skills of photojournalism. [More]

Public Policy Journalism

The program is designed for journalists wishing to specialize in government reporting at a local, state, national or international level. The program also is open to international students seeking to study the governmental process in the U.S. and relationships between government officials and journalists. [More]

Reporting with Radio Emphasis: No prior experience.

Students enrolled in this model have the opportunity to gain the skills they need to earn a position in a radio newsroom. This model is for students with no prior broadcast experience. [More]

Reporting with TV Emphasis: No prior experience.

Students enrolled in this model have the opportunity to gain the skills they need to earn a position in a television newsroom. This model is for students with no prior broadcast experience. [More]

Television Reporting: Professional experience required.

Students enrolled in this model have the opportunity to gain the skills they need to earn a position in a television. This model is for students who have professional broadcast experience.  [More]

Strategic Communication

The strategic communication model educates students in the principles and practice of all communication designed to create a desired response from a given audience. [More]

Visual Editing & Management

The visual editing and management model educates students in the theory and skills of picture editing, visual presentation in print and online publications. [More]