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The Media Solutions and Innovation graduate program prepares students to become media strategists and futurists who can function as change agents and adaptive leaders within the industry. Our 12-month hybrid master’s degree program helps students learn about the disruptions in the media industry and how to build industry partners to assist in research and development, discovery, and creating targeted solution pathways to address some of the most challenging media problems.
- Online Courses
- Residency Required
- Master of Science in Innovation and Media Solutions
- July 1, 2020
The Master of Science in Innovation and Media Solutions – Publishing Path degree is earned through the successful completion of 10 three-credit courses, totaling 30 credit hours required for graduation.
Students complete the program in a NewStart cohort, taking classes sequentially. Students will first complete an introductory course, followed by eight core courses taken in thematically-paired blocks of two. After completing their core courses, students will take the capstone course, which includes a hands-on research immersion into a news organization. The program’s capstone course synthesizes all students have learned into one comprehensive project — researching and creating a business plan and audience development strategy for a real-world media publication.