If you have mass media experience and would like to further examine the mass communications process in depth, our academic master's program is the right place for you. As a Newhouse media studies student you will, through investigation of contemporary media events, assess the media's relationship with the world. Research opportunities abound in our program. Areas of inquiry include political communication, social effects, and media and diversity. Media studies is an excellent foundation for doctoral study or for research-oriented jobs in the private or public sector.
Share your findings with the academic world
You can take on a research assistantship and present your findings at national conventions. Our program provides valuable flexibility, allowing you to pursue your individual academic interests.
You begin your program in the fall semester and must complete your degree with a master's thesis in addition to your coursework. You may take electives from any Newhouse department as well as other schools and colleges at Syracuse University.