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16 Master Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication Media Publishing 2024



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Master Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication Media Publishing

A master’s degree is an academic designation bestowed upon those who take the scheduled coursework in a specific field and successfully complete the program. Master’s degree programs typically build upon the education foundation acquired in a related bachelor’s degree program.

Just what is a Master in Publishing? This comprehensive degree program provides a solid educational foundation in virtually all areas of publishing, from a historical overview of the industry to a careful review of emerging technologies. Students in such a program should expect to review a broad range of both traditional and electronic publishing considerations, and additional attention is often given to ethics, editorial design, copyright laws and considerations and general marketing and business practices. Some programs emphasize obtaining higher roles within the publishing industry, and tend to focus on areas such as budgeting, contract negotiation and economics, among others.

Students who successfully obtain a Master in Publishing are generally able to command higher salaries than their bachelor’s degree-holding career competitors, and are also typically hired over, and able to secure higher positions than those holding lesser degrees.

There is no set cost for obtaining a master’s degree in publishing. Tuition costs vary substantially from school to school and program to program based on factors like the prestige of the institution and where, geographically, the program is offered, so contact each school of interest to obtain specific tuition information.

Successful graduates of these programs are prepared for high-paying work in a variety of positions and areas. Many graduates go on to find work as editors, business professionals, marketing professionals or designers, while others choose to focus on the technological side of the industry and secure work in an IT-related or technological capacity.

If a master’s degree in publishing is something you’d like to find out more about, review the vast educational opportunities available through our extensive global database of programs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.