A Master of Arts degree in Communication Arts in Journalism provides students with the power to display their skills in projects that merge theory in cultural studies, reporting, research, and writing. This program supplies students with the foundation for critical thinking skills and upper level decision-making, which results in greater career choices and financial benefits. Included in this thirty-six hour communication arts in journalism program are courses in Investigative Reporting, News Images, The Vocabulary of the Media Critic, and News Reporting and Writing. A student who has completed this program successfully will achieve a very diverse professional portfolio.
The communication and arts in journalism program is the perfect choice for students with an undergraduate degree in public relations or journalism but with the desire to pursue an editing or writing career in broadcast journalism or at a new media, magazine, or newspaper organization.