Media Studies helps the students to develop a keen knowledge on various aspects of media such as print (Newsletter, Banners, magazines, books), television, movies, cell phones, software etc. It also helps the students to learn about the modern practices of the media industry.
An Accredited Media Studies school helps students be a part of and enrol for a program which is Federal or state government funded.
The organizations that accredit Media Studies schools and programs are listed below:
The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Some of the subjects in which a student can enrol with are electronic media, sound recording, television, effects of mass media and much more.
An Associate's degree in Media Studies requires about 40 credit points and can be completed in two years which can help the students to pursue an entry-level career or for bachelor's program.
A Bachelor's degree in Media Studies requires 120 credit points. It usually takes 3 years to complete a bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in Media Studies is a program, where students learn about Media producing, Filmmaking, Web writing etc.
A Doctorate degree in Media Studies can take about 3 to 4 years to complete. Here students learn advanced topics in Media Studies such as broadcast Producing, Journalism and much more.
There are few requirements which need to be fulfilled before one applies for an admission in the Media Studies program. The student should have a high school diploma with a minimum of 2.0- 3.0 GPA.
With a degree in Media Studies, an individual will possess skills such as critical analysis, teamwork, and have a brief knowledge of all forms of media.
Institution Type: Private For-Profit
Media Studies Accreditations: NASAD
Average Federal Student Loans awarded: $5,702
Average Student Loans Awarded: $7,346
Total Programs in Media-studies (14)