BA in Communication/Media Studies

Gain insights into how media plays a growing role in modern society.

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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a Concentration in Media Studies focuses on the critical examination of all types of media. You’ll gain an understanding of how media impacts and is impacted by society, and also learn how to engage readers and viewers in each media platform. Pursuing a Concentration in Media Studies can help you break into the television and film business as a writer, director or producer.

What You'll Learn

In our BA in Communication/Media Studies program, available 100% online, you’ll delve into a wide range of media formats, including film, television, journalism, advertising and digital. Techniques for creating, editing and publishing content in each medium will be explored.

Featured Courses:

  • Multimedia News Writing and Editing
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Social Media
See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Careers

The rapid pace of technological change in the industry has produced numerous opportunities for professionals looking for a career in media studies. The demand for qualified candidates within the field of media studies stems from the need to create, edit, translate and disseminate information through a variety of media platforms. Here are some careers you may consider pursuing with a bachelor’s degree in Communication with a Concentration in Media Studies:

Time to Complete

4

Credits Per Course

7

Weeks Per Course

30

Total Courses

4

Years to Complete

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Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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