Program Goals

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The goals of the Master of Arts in Media Studies program are to:

  1. provide graduate level education in the field of media studies, as consistent with the mission statement of the University

  2. heighten students' critical thinking and analytical skills

  3. enable students to develop skills and abilities to conduct critical research in media studies, leading to an MA thesis

  4. assist students in attaining a broader understanding of the field of media studies

  5. enrich the understanding and discussion of media studies by inquiring into, and forging linkages with, related disciplines

  6. prepare students to pursue doctoral studies in media studies, communication or other related disciplines, or to enter the workplace in a variety of communication-related industries, in research, consulting or education, or in the communications, policy and regulatory agencies of government

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