Graduate Program

Master of Science in Journalism and Mass Communication

Communication Theory and Research track

For students who desire specialized study in research, the school offers advanced academic preparation in communication theory and research. Graduate work prepares students to use and contribute to research and scholarship in the field of mass communication.

Common areas of research specialization include science communication, political communication, visual communication, media effects, advertising, public relations, international and development communication and organizational communication.

Professional and Strategic Communication track

For students who wish to develop or strengthen professional skills, the school offers advanced professional training that prepares students for professional careers in a variety of mass communication fields.

Common areas of professional specialization include journalistic writing and reporting for the traditional and new media, visual communication, advertising and public relations.

Graduate Minor

Students in other graduate programs may obtain a minor in journalism and mass communication by completing JL MC 501, JL MC 510 and one other graduate course in journalism and mass communication for a total of 9 credits taken within the Greenlee School.

Graduate Handbook

Find out more about the graduate program in the Graduate Handbook

Graduate Faculty

Meet our dedicated faculty, who are award-winning teachers, media scholars and experienced industry professionals.

Greenlee Gazette

The Greenlee Gazette is the graduate program's newsletter. See previous editions below.