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Online MA in Communication and Media Studies careers

Advance with an online master’s degree in media studies

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Marketable skills

Excel as an expert in your field with a 100% online MA in Communication and Media Studies from Brenau University. Complete coursework on your schedule to expand your knowledge and build a deeper understanding of communication theory, emerging technologies, the modern media landscape and more.

  • Study in small, flexible classes designed by expert faculty with experience in the field.
  • Build the expertise needed to adapt to the ever-changing media industry.
  • Master in-demand skills to stand out to future employers.

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Enriching careers in communication

Marketing manager $135,030 per year1

Project manager $77,512 per year2

Director of events $75,093 per year3

Public relations manager $74,197 per year4

Qualify for in-demand communication and media jobs

The communications industry is constantly evolving as new technologies and trends emerge. Build the expertise you need to navigate these changes with Brenau’s 100% online MA in Communication and Media Studies. In small classes, you’ll complete coursework on your schedule with guidance from expert faculty who are committed to your success.

With a quality online master’s degree in media studies, you’ll be positioned to benefit from steady job growth in the communications industry. With your degree, you’ll be able to confidently pursue leadership positions in marketing, public relations, advertising or event planning. From here, you can.

Program outcomes and skills acquired

What you’ll learn

In Brenau’s MA in Communication and Media Studies program, you will:

Skills you’ll gain

  • Critical thinking
  • Media consulting
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral communication
  • Research
  • Strategic thinking
  • Written communication

Support beyond graduation

At Brenau University, support doesn’t end at graduation. We’re here to ensure you have what you need to launch or advance in your career. From writing your resume to negotiating your salary, we support you every step of the way. Here are a few examples of career support you can expect as a Brenau student or alumnus.

Career services

Brenau University Career Services empowers you to pursue your ideal career with resume critiques, mock interviews, salary negotiation guidance and more. Contact us to take advantage of these services.

Professional development

The College provides in-person and virtual professional development sessions that cover career-related topics and assist students with their job searches.

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  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved April 13, 2023, from
  2. Payscale. “Average Project Manager, (Unspecified Type/General) Salary.” Retrieved April 13, 2023, from
  3. Payscale. “Average Director of Events Salary.” Retrieved April 13, 2023, from
  4. Payscale. “Average Public Relations (PR) Manager Salary.” Retrieved April 13, 2023, from
  5. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Media and Communication Occupations.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved April 13, 2023, from
  6. Payscale. “Average Communications Manager Salary.” Retrieved April 13, 2023, from