Master of Arts in Media and
Communication Arts (36 credits total)
The program can be completed within two years.
Students complete 20 credit hours of required core
courses and 16 credit hours of chosen electives.
Bachelor's degree; strong writing, verbal, and
interpersonal skills; articulation of reasons supporting
the decision to attend a graduate media communication
arts program; academic/professional references; and
knowledge of basic computer skills.
Required Core Courses (20 credits)
MCA 601 ndustry Communication Theory
MCA 602 Writing for Organizations
MCA 603 ffective Speaking for Industry
MCA 610 Communications Research
MCA 693 Internship/Thesis
Elective Courses (16 credits)*
MCA 620Media Relations
MCA 625 orporate Communications and
MCA 635 rganizational Communications and
MCA 639Creative Writing for Media Professionals 4
MCA 640International Communications
MCA 652Digital Video Field Production
MCA 654Industrial Media Production
MCA 655 Producing the Documentary
MCA 670 esigning and Evaluating Effective
Communications for the Web
MCA 680 aw and Ethics in Professional
MCA 695Independent Study in Communications
MCA 696 ssues/Topics in Professional
* ther Media and Communication Arts courses as
approved by the program director.