Tuition-Free Master's Degrees for Benefitted DU Employees

Take advantage of your DU tuition waiver benefit and earn a tuition-free Master’s degree from the Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies (MFJS):

Both programs are designed to expand your career prospects in professional communication in areas such as brand management, public relations, public affairs, intercultural communication, health communication, nonprofit management, cultural diplomacy, media education, and more.

As a student in either program, you can also earn a Graduate Certificate in Public Diplomacy, without the need for additional coursework.

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Stephanie Frances earned her MA in Media and Public Communication, with a concentration in Strategic Communication, while working as Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions at DU:

“The material is very relevant to what I’m working on in my job in Undergraduate Admissions, and I have even been able to incorporate some ideas from class, which my colleagues appreciate as well.”

Evanne Seelig, master's student in International and Intercultural Communication

How can you make this work for you?

  • Study full-time or part-time, based on your personal needs and goals
  • Work with a faculty advisor to design a customized course plan and track your progress
  • Attend on-campus classes in the afternoons and evenings to minimize work conflicts
  • Enjoy a small and engaged cohort of fellow students and dedicated alumni
  • Select a research paper or an internship as your final capstone experience
  • Combine your internship with your job if you work in a communications role at DU

Evanne Seelig, Former CAHSS Digital Communications Manager, graduated with an M.A. in International and Intercultural Communications:

“The classes are relevant to my work, and I’ve always been able to find options that fit both with my schedule and interests. Faculty are supportive, generous with their time and expertise, and deeply passionate about what they do.”

Evanne Seelig, master's student in International and Intercultural Communication

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