2021-2022 Brenau University Catalog 
    Feb 28, 2024  
2021-2022 Brenau University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication and Media Studies (M.A.)

In today’s media-dominated cultural landscape, media and communications have become some of the most relevant and powerful subjects to study. This is especially critical in the Metro-Atlanta area, one of the ten largest media markets in the nation responsible for more than $6 billion of the state’s annual economy. A Master’s degree in Communication and Media Studies will prepare graduates for a wide variety of jobs including: Public Relations Manager, Communications Specialist, Marketing Specialist, Non-Profit Program Coordinator, Instructional Designer, Pharmaceutical Sales, Project Manager, Mediation Specialist, Quality Assurance Specialist, Data Analyst, Legislative Chief of Staff, Blogger/ Social Media Specialist, Recruiter, Consultant/ Trainer, Event Director, Talent Manager, Higher Education Instructor/ Professor, etc.

This program is intended to improve student’s communication skills and increase their understanding of the media industry. The combination of courses will prepare students to utilize a variety of communication tools to strategically address specific issues facing the media industry and apply meaningful solutions in diverse situations.