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Master of Science (M.S.)

Professional Communication and Digital Media Arts

Earn your graduate Master of Science degree in Professional Communication and Digital Media Arts in one year!  This accelerated program is designed for students interested in advancing personal and professional skills in communication, digital media and design. The program emphasizes learner individuality through the exploration of projects and topics unique to each student while participating in emergent experiences with a cohort of energetic colleagues seeking to build a network of professionals in various communication fields. 

Accelerated pace: This in-person, 30-credit program allows for a specialized mentorship focus where students will benefit from one-on-one collaborations with scholars and professionals in the field. With a balanced schedule of courses — staggered throughout the semester — students can pursue this degree while holding a fulltime job.

Career-focused: This M.S. is ideal for individuals who want to advance their career in the areas of public relations, health communication, sports media, not-for-profit, organizations, advertising, marketing, training and development, entrepreneurship, and corporate communication.

S.T.E.M-designated: As part of their studies, students will engage in the development, examination and innovative application of digital technologies that alter the ways in which we articulate our thoughts, interact with one another, acquire knowledge, and perceive and engage with the world around us.

Who should enroll in this program?
The M.S. in Professional Communication and Digital Media Arts program will benefit students interested in developing digital, interpersonal, media-related, and organizational skills, including recent graduates, who have completed an undergraduate degree in communication, media studies, or a related field; or professionals seeking career advancement who are already working in the communication or media industries; individuals interested in switching careers. 

By the Numbers

  • 30 Academic Credits
  • 1 Year to Complete
  • 14 Miles from New York City
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Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants are required to submit the following materials:

International applicants are welcome.  Please review additional details for supplemental requirements. 

Why Earn Your M.S. in Professional Communication and Digital Media Arts from Seton Hall?

  • Accelerated – one-year degree completion time
  • Accessible – course offered online and in-person
  • Affordable – decreased cost due to fewer hours required
  • Attention – small class sizes and faculty who care about your success
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Perfectly Situated

  • Our Home: South Orange, NJ

  • 14 Miles from New York City

  • Traditional Suburban Campus with Easy City Access

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Our M.S. program draws upon a diverse array of faculty, including scholars and professionals, with an appropriate knowledge base and skills into graduate instruction, enabling our students to compete in all professional fields related to our disciplines.

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Ruth Tsuria
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Renee Robinson
Professor of Communication
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Madison Krall
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Thomas Rondinella
Professor of Visual and Sound Media
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A dynamic community comprised of scholars, theorists, critics, and professionals, Graduate Studies within the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media provides students with dynamic and immersive learning experiences blending theory and practical components that permit students to recognize, test, and translate course material into academic, professional and workplace settings. The College is nationally accredited by APA and CAEP.

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