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.




December 13
DEADLINE: 2023 M.A. in Media and Communication...
March 3
Junck Research Colloquium with Michael Mackert,...
Curtis Media Center, rooms 201-202

Student Work

Research Publication Roundup: October 2022
At the Royster Global conference, doctoral students focus on mis- and disinformation
UNC Hussman grad students shine at 2022 AEJMC conference
UNC Hussman by way of the U.S. Coast Guard
Q&A: The local and national impact of journalism by incoming Ph.D. student and U.S. Army veteran Daniel Johnson
UNC Hussman at AEJMC 2022
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