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Boston University - College of Communication MS in Media Science
Boston University - College of Communication

MS in Media Science

Boston, USA

3 Semesters


Full time

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Sep 2024

USD 30,525 / per semester *


* tuition fee


In today's rapidly evolving media landscape, understanding its impact is crucial. In three semesters, Boston University's MS in Media Science equips you with the knowledge and skills to become a leader in the field.

This STEM-eligible program (no GRE required) offers:

  • Strategic skills: Develop proficiency in creating, distributing, and evaluating media messages and campaigns for maximum impact. Challenge yourself with classes in media writing, media theory, communication research, media law and policy, and design strategy and software. Focus your studies further by choosing courses in political campaigns, health campaigns, or marketing communications, plus other electives to create a degree that is tailored to your interests.
  • Data-driven insights: Master research methods and data analysis to gain a deeper understanding of media consumption and audience behavior.
  • Practical application: Learn from renowned faculty who blend theory with hands-on experience. Get involved in one of the many clubs and organizations at COM, such AdLab, PRLab, and the COMmunicator. Apply your knowledge in real-world settings through projects and internships.

Graduate with a competitive edge:

  • A coveted Master's degree: Prepare for a variety of rewarding careers in strategic media planning, media design, content creation, media analytics, strategic communication, and more. Or prepare to pursue a doctoral degree and become a leader in academia.
  • A strong portfolio: Showcase your skills and capabilities through program coursework and projects.
  • The confidence to navigate the future of media: Become a leader who can leverage media's power to inform, engage, and influence.

Ready to make your mark? Join BU's MS in Media Science program and master the science of media.



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