More information on what you will need in order to apply for the Master of Mass Communication program.
Need skills and knowledge for a career in the professional world of communications? Then our Master of Mass Communication is the degree for you. This program combines strategic and integrated communication, multimedia journalism, management, and hands-on communication experiences — everything you need to enhance your professional portfolio.
Students take 36 hours of coursework, which includes a practicum with a newspaper, magazine, television or radio station, advertising or public relations agency or some other approved organization.
As a student, you will take courses in research methods, strategic communication or multimedia journalism, media law, management, and new technologies. You will choose a focus in either multimedia journalism or strategic communication management.
You will also take a number of electives either in the journalism school or other USC colleges, which allows you to tailor your degree toward your career goal.