ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The M.A. in Communication with a concentration in DIGITAL MEDIA STRATEGIES is a non-thesis track program designed to enhance the expertise of current professionals in Public Relations, Television and cross-platform Journalism, and other digital media-focused fields. It is also intended to jumpstart the career of junior / starter media professionals.

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CURRICULUM

Signature capstone experiences, media studies & applied media courses all shape this cutting-edge program. View the full list of course requirements here.

ADMISSIONS

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WHAT IS DIGITAL MEDIA STRATEGIES ALL ABOUT?

Designed to create an advanced communications practitioner. 

Designed to meet the needs of an ever-growing local media market.

A strong demand exists in the public and private sectors for advanced instruction in media practices in Public Relations, Digital Journalism, Corporate Communication, and other media-focused positions in fields, such as Sports Journalism, Health Communication, and Entertainment News, as Atlanta continues to be a major media market in its own right, employing approximately 3,150 editors, broadcasters, reporters and analysts, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Atlanta’s growing media market ranks 10th in the United States


ADMISSIONS

When applying to our graduate programs, you will be submitting all the documentation to the Graduate Office; the Department does not gather any paperwork, so please do not send any documents to the department, as they will not be processed.
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The following are the admission requirements for the Concentration in Digital Media Strategies:

  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can evaluate the applicant’s potential for advanced professional growth through graduate study in Communication.
  • A statement of educational and/or career goals.
  • A minimum 3.0 overall undergraduate grade point average and a baccalaureate degree.
  • Portfolio/sample work which demonstrates evidence of professional competence.
  • *GRE NOT required