Master of Science

Communication and Media

Media Studies and Practice

While earning your specialized degree in communication and media at Lynn, you’ll work with our nationally and internationally renowned faculty to develop your name and reputation as a communications expert.

You’ll study in a multicultural environment, with nearly 20% of your peers from other countries—so you won’t just learn…you’ll become more globally aware, too.

The program curriculum will hone your analytical skills by applying communication theories to various media practices. You’ll add to your understanding of the field with in-depth examinations of public communication and the various roles held by the media. You will then understand what it takes to be an effective media practitioner and media critic, and will be positioned to become a leader in the field of communication and media.

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It is possible to complete this degree entirely online.


You’ll learn the most important aspects of media studies while pursuing your advanced degree at Lynn. Foundational courses feature topics in media history, law, culture and technology, while your specialization courses dive deeper into special topics in communication and media as well as hands-on courses utilizing state-of-the-art technologies.

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Career opportunities

Your new degree will give you access to impressive career opportunities—many more than we could ever hope to list. Still, we’ve created this short sampling of careers you might pursue with this degree:

  • On-camera reporter/on-air personality
  • Advertising director
  • Public affairs director
  • Public opinion specialist
  • Analyst and campaign manager
  • Educational media specialist
  • Corporate communication director
  • Multimedia journalist
  • News director
  • Social media producer
  • Media writer
  • Television producer

We’re happy to help you set and reach your career goals. At Lynn, all students enjoy free career planning services.

Last modified: Jun. 30, 2016