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Master of Arts in Communication and Media Studies

Further your experience to become a stronger leader in your field

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Become a leader in communications and media in as little as 12 months

The accelerated M.A. of Communication and Media Studies program at Brenau is designed for experienced communicators who want to grow their skills. In addition to studying theory, you’ll practice advanced hands-on experience in communication, media and other information-intensive professions.

Instructors in this program emphasize a variety of necessary skills in areas such as original research and cutting-edge theory and knowledge. These skills will help you to understand and manage complex communication, information and media processes inherent to the information age. Complete your degree in one year by attending full time.

Brenau’s communication and media studies master’s degree helps you:

  • Take on a career in the film and television industry or as a communications specialist at any number of organizations
  • Critically analyze the ways in which the media reflects, represents and influences the world
  • Become a thought-leader on issues such as media representations of gender or race, or of a particular culture or political conflict
  • Increase potential employment opportunities and career advancement

Choose Brenau for your communication and media studies master’s degree

Our number-one priority is providing easy access to quality education so you can improve your life and achieve your career goals. Take advantage of resources like our professional tutoring program, academic coaching and the writing center – all of which serve online students.

100% Online

Complete your degree 100% online at a pace convenient for you

SACSCOC-Accredited

Brenau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

1 year

Our accelerated program helps you finish – and graduate – in 12 months.


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Get you where you want to be in your career with a master’s in communication and media studies

Potential Careers

  • Journalism
  • Public relations manager
  • Entertainment
  • Business management
  • Education
  • International relations

National Average Salary

Public relations manager
$63,000
Payscale.com

Average Job Growth

Media and Communication Occupations
6%
Projected growth, 2016–2026


The communication and media studies curriculum at Brenau is updated constantly to address current issues facing the media industry

Core classes for the master’s in communications and media studies include:

  • Communication Theory
  • Applied Communication Research
  • Communication in Society
  • Negotiation and Mediation
  • Media Globalization
  • Film Theory
  • Media Industries and Business Practices
  • Emerging Media Landscapes and Technology
  • Communication Consulting and Training
  • Communication Seminar

Brenau faculty and graduates can’t say enough about their programs



Brenau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brenau University.