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.
Apply today for our inaugural cohort with classes beginning August 2023! The dynamic program will feature unique co-curricular collaborations across the emerging College of Human Development, including its recently launched Center for Sports Media. Students will build a comprehensive base of knowledge and skills in order to effectively communicate in a complex, ever-changing sports media ecosystem. View curriculum »
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.