The department offers a Master of Science in Journalism and Media Communication for students aspiring to communication management careers in technical and scientific communication, public relations, or public information for business, industry, government, and educational institutions.

Effective Spring 2020

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
JTC 500Communication Research and Evaluation Methods4
JTC 501Process and Effects of Communication4
JTC 604Colloquium--Grad/Teaching/Learning/Research1
Elective Core: 
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Managing Communications Systems 
Cognitive Communication Theory 
Social and Cultural Communication Theory 
Public Communication Campaigns 
Health Communication 
Public Communication Technologies 
Strategic Communications 
Communication and Innovation 
Information Design 
Communicating Science and Technology 
Quantitative Research in Communication 
Qualitative Methods in Communication Research 
 Total Credits15
Second Year
JTC 698Research3
JTC 699Thesis3
Additional Courses19
 Total Credits15
 Program Total Credits:30

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.

Effective Spring 2020

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
JTC 500Communication Research and Evaluation Methods4
JTC 501Process and Effects of Communication4
JTC 604Colloquium--Grad/Teaching/Learning/Research1
Elective Core: 
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Managing Communications Systems 
Cognitive Communication Theory 
Social and Cultural Communication Theory 
Public Communication Campaigns 
Health Communication 
Public Communication Technologies 
Strategic Communications 
Communication and Innovation 
Information Design 
Communicating Science and Technology 
Quantitative Research in Communication 
Qualitative Methods in Communication Research 
 Total Credits15
Second Year
JTC 695Independent Study3
JTC 698Research3
Additional Courses19
 Total Credits15
 Program Total Credits:30

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.