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Whether you want to use video and podcasts to document the vibrant, historic city of Philadelphia; harness the power of Twitter to create social change; research the nature of political and persuasive communication; or travel abroad to report from countries around the world, the Klein College of Media and Communication has a program that suits you. Our flexible yet rigorous curricula combine the latest innovations in digital media with the expertise of experienced, renowned faculty members and scholars.

Situated in the nation’s fourth-largest media market, Klein College offers a wealth of academic and professional opportunities for students of advertising, broadcasting, journalism, media production, strategic communication and more. As a Klein College student, you’ll have access to an abundance of resources and a support structure that centers on hands-on learning, real-world experience, and a blend of analytical and theoretical knowledge focusing on our dynamic urban environment.

Temple’s Klein College of Media and Communication has a rich history and an evolution that mirrors that of the field of communications. Since its inception in 1927, Klein College has earned ongoing recognition as one of the best schools of its kind in the U.S. By offering the right mix of theoretical learning and practical opportunities, Klein College provides leading academics, research, and support while preparing students to succeed in an ever-changing industry.

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Life at Temple

You will never be bored at Temple. On a daily basis, you can choose from an eclectic array of cultural, athletic and social activities, such as student-run clubs, community service projects, athletic events, and musical performances.

These activities aren't simply time fillers. They're also opportunities to meet fellow students and expand your personal and professional networks.

Arts and Culture

Arts and culture are alive at Temple. Nearly every day brings theater and dance performances, concerts, art exhibits, and visiting lecturers. And that's just on campus. Thanks to our location in Philadelphia, you also have easy access to the city’s world-class museums, art galleries and performing arts venues.

Clubs and Organizations

Temple is home to hundreds of student-run clubs and organizations covering a wide variety of personal and professional interests. Each gives you the chance to become involved in campus life and connect with students who have similar interests.

Housing and Dining

"Variety" is the best word to describe the housing and dining options available at Temple. We offer nine residence halls, various living arrangements, and numerous dining options and meal plans from which to choose.

Health and Wellness

Your college experience includes more than just academics. When not in class or hitting the books, be sure to take advantage of our impressive selection of health, fitness and recreation options, including world-class gyms and a comprehensive student health center.

City Life

When you come to Temple, you also come to Philadelphia—one of the nation's most diverse and vibrant cities. Here, you’ll find a hotbed of nightlife, culture, entertainment, and cuisine, just minutes from campus.

Sustainability and Safety

The protection of our students and our environment is of utmost importance to Temple. That is why we place such an emphasis on student safety and lessening the university’s impact on the community in which we live.

Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

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MA

Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication

The Master of Arts in Media Studies and Production is a 36-credit program integrating conceptual and practical study to prepare students for careers in media analysis, cr ... [+]

The Master of Arts in Media Studies and Production is a 36-credit program integrating conceptual and practical study to prepare students for careers in media analysis, creation, and management or further academic study. Our students are activists, media makers and researchers who engage with media through a variety of lenses—cultural, economic, historical, legal, psychological and technological.

Our alumni work as successful consultants, managers, media content producers, researchers and writers around the world.

Temple University’s Master of Arts in Media Studies and Production is a flexible program available for part- and full-time students who want to pursue hands-on learning and critical engagement with media at one of the nation’s leading research institutions. Students may complete internships, undertake professional media training or advance toward a doctoral program.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Campus
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MSc

Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication

Temple University’s Master of Science in Communication for Development and Social Change is one of only two such master’s programs in the U.S. As a full-time student in C ... [+]

Drawing from a long history and extensive research on the practice of development communication, this program is designed to meet the challenges of the 21st century in areas such as food security, human rights, gender equality, peace and conflict, public health, and sustainability. Our master’s degree program focuses on teaching students how to use digital and traditional communications to promote social change with an emphasis on communication for development, participatory research methods, and strategic communication.

There is a pressing need for development communication experts—specialists in communicating within local communities and governments, and nongovernmental and civil society organizations. Many specific skills are required, but the key and common goal is practically oriented social and behavioral change. Development communication specialists can help build consensus, raise public understanding and generate change by effectively using the range of communication alternatives available, whether through facilitating dialogue or producing media campaigns.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Read more in English
Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication

Develop strong brand campaigns that grow audiences and drive business with the Master of Science in Strategic Advertising and Marketing, a joint master’s degree offered b ... [+]

Develop strong brand campaigns that grow audiences and drive business with the Master of Science in Strategic Advertising and Marketing, a joint master’s degree offered by the Fox School of Business and Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University. Acquire the skills needed to merge market research, consumer behavior analysis, and creative storytelling techniques into successful communication strategies.

This interdisciplinary master’s program combines analytic-oriented marketing courses from Fox and strategy-oriented advertising courses from Klein, resulting in a unique blend of quantitative and qualitative insights. Striking a balance between theoretical principles and hands-on application, the program’s curriculum prepares students for work in numerous areas of marketing and advertising, including... [-]

USA Philadelphia
January 2020
English (US)
Part-time
5 semesters
Campus
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Master

Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication

The Master of Journalism (MJ) is a one year, 30-credit program that uses Philadelphia as a laboratory. Coursework and reporting and editing projects focus on the problems ... [+]

The Master of Journalism (MJ) is a one year, 30-credit program that uses Philadelphia as a laboratory. Coursework and reporting and editing projects focus on the problems and opportunities of urban life. Hands-on multimedia work is combined with the study of journalism’s evolving roles and practices. Students learn by experiencing what it’s like to work in today’s ever-changing media environment. In recognition of the exciting evolution underway in the news industry, the program is designed to help current and aspiring journalists develop into engaged and innovative professionals.

Temple University’s location in the fourth-largest media market in the United States, offers students access to a city ripe with innovation. Philadelphia is full of journalistic experiments, including startups and nonprofits that are rethinking metropolitan, niche, and ethnic media. The city’s daily newspapers are owned by a nonprofit organization, an experiment many hope will represent a path to sustainability for news organizations around the country. Students will interact with these organizations’ journalists and innovators. There may be opportunities to work for them through internships or after graduation.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
11 months
Campus
Read more in English