2015-2016 Graduate Course Catalog 
    Nov 28, 2023  
2015-2016 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communications, MS

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Joel Kaplan
Acting Program Director
(315) 443-2366


Amy Falkner; Rochelle Ford; Barbara Fought; William Jasso; Hua Jiang; Dennis Kinsey; Stephen Masicla; Kevin O’Neill; Dan Pacheco; David Rubin; Brian Sheehan; David Sutherland; Corey Takahashi; James Tsao


The online M.S. in Communications offers an in-depth study and experience with digital systems, strategies, and emergent trends critical, along with foundational knowledge in media law, applied research, theory and practice essential for successful leadership in the changing media industry. The program is intended for students with bachelor’s degrees and/or backgrounds in media and communications, journalism, public relations, advertising, media business management, and related fields. Students may choose from three secondary focus tracks: Journalism Innovation, Public Relations, and Advertising.

Part-time study:

This is an online program that may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.

Requirements: Core Courses (18 Credits)

The online M.S. in Communications is a 33-credit hour program (ten 3-credit online courses and 3 credit hours of residencies).

Secondary Tracks (Complete One Track, 9 Credits)

Courses are listed in the order they should be taken.

Residencies (3 Credits)

Total Credits: 33

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