M.A. in Media and Communication

Our master’s program in Chapel Hill balances training in communication skills, concepts and research methods.


Master’s Degree Programs of Study

Seeking a career in a media or communication industry?

Pursuing a career in academia or research?

Theory and Research

You can complete the Theory and Research program of study while earning a UNC School of Law degree in the J.D./M.A. dual-degree program.

Working full-time?

Learn about our part-time, online master’s program for communications professionals.


Why Carolina?

Get access to world-class resources on campus and a worldwide network of more than 16,000 Hussman alumni.

Chapel Hill and the Research Triangle region are home to college-town charm, abundant culture and high-tech industry.

Learn about UNC Hussman


Learn more

Complete this form and we’ll contact you with information and program updates.

Or contact the Graduate Studies team at mjgrad@unc.edu or (919) 843-9471.



Student Work

Research Publication Roundup: February 2022
User friendly: Laura Ruel teaches students the art and science of UX while engaging community clients
Ten top spots in 2020 College Photographer of the Year competition go to UNC Hussman students
Alumni mentorship helps UNC Hussman student land prestigious Kroc Fellowship
Pursuing the dream: Giulia Heyward ’21 (M.A.), UNC Hussman journalist on the rise
UNC at the virtual AEJMC 2020 conference
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