Media management

Master of arts University of Missouri
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Overview

Take the next step in your career and lead the media into the future with an online master's in media management from MU. If you aspire to positions like magazine publisher, advertising agency partner or station general manager, this may be the degree for you.

Quick facts

Official name

Master of arts in journalism with an emphasis in media management

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Master's degree

Academic home

Missouri School of Journalism

Delivery mode

Blended, one campus visit required

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

37

Estimated cost

$32,125.25

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

This degree may help you prepare for such careers as

  • Managing partner
  • Media relations manager
  • General manager
  • Broadcast/network president
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers
9%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers
$124,850
Median salary

Program structure

Delivery of this program is blended; one on-campus seminar held in the fall is required, but individuals may elect to attend up to three times.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester and finish in two to three years.

Course work includes

  • Communications law
  • Investigative reporting
  • Management and leadership
  • Mass communication
  • Media business models
  • Participatory journalism

Delivery

Blended, one campus visit required

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

2 or 3 years

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes each semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Anna Politano, MA in journalism, media management, wearing her graduation cap and gown at the Mizzou student center.
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Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Missouri School of Journalism