The media and globalization concentration of the MA in media and public communication explores how media industries and technologies influence cultural, economic, and political processes in contemporary societies. This concentration is designed for students who are interested in pursuing careers as researchers and media educators. You will gain in-depth theoretical knowledge of media, culture, and communication. You will also acquire research skills and use them to explore topics of interest to you. The courses in this concentration emphasize critical and conceptual thinking, cultural awareness, and a deep understanding of the role of media and communication in social change in local and global contexts.

Graduates of this program are prepared to pursue careers in:

  • Media Literacy, Education and Research

  • International and Intercultural Communication

  • Health and Development Communication

  • Government Communication

  • Advocacy and Nonprofit Communication

  • Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs

"In my search for MA programs, I sought a communication program that was flexible yet specific enough to encompass all of my interests. I wanted a program that was global and forward-looking, and that taught both critical thinking and practical media skills." 

Tidenek Haileselassie, MA '18, MEPC – Media & Globalization
Alumna Tidenek Haileselassie

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Erika Polson

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Kareem El Damanhoury

Kareem El Damanhoury

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Christof B. Demont-Heinrich

Christof Demont-Heinrich

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