Master of Arts in Communication & Media Studies

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Brenau’s Master of Arts in Communication and Media Studies will prepare you to enter a wide variety of jobs in the industry, whether you want to start your own public relations firm or lead a talent agency. This program is designed to help you improve your communication skills and understanding of the media industry, and prepare you to strategically examine issues facing the field today.

Duration: 5 semesters
Start term: Fall, spring, summer 
Class type: Online 
Location: Online

Student opportunities

  • Take courses in consulting and training, film, communication theory, emerging media landscapes and technology, and more
  • Learn about trends in media and how to adapt as it evolves  
  • Build an understanding about the issues facing the media industry and develop meaningful solutions
  • Gain marketable skills in both written and oral communication 
  • Receive hands-on support from professors who have direct industry experience 

Potential careers

  • Public relations manager
  • Communications specialist
  • Marketing specialist
  • Nonprofit program coordinator
  • Instructional designer
  • Pharmaceutical salesperson 
  • Project manager
  • Mediation specialist
  • Quality assurance specialist
  • Data analyst
  • Social media specialist
  • Recruiter
  • Event director 
  • Talent manager 
  • Higher education instructor or professor