Online info session: M.A. in Digital Communication

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm



The Master of Arts in Digital Communication from the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media is an online master’s degree designed for working communications professionals and their ambitious schedules.

Register below for our online info session, and learn about the program and the admissions process. You'll have the opportunity to hear from the  program director, Associate Professor Andy Bechtel, and ask him questions.

About the Program

Our online master's program equips working professionals for leadership roles, addressing the issues reshaping media and communication today with challenging courses designed for career-minded students’ ambitious schedules. Students complete nine courses over two years and then spend the final semester working one-on-one with faculty on a comprehensive project. Program features include:

  • Broad curriculum balancing concepts and application, to equip students for strategic thinking and management-level decision-making in diverse subject areas
  • Preparation for career advancement, with more than half of students crediting what they learned in the program for a new job or promotion earned before graduation
  • GRE waiver available for qualified applicants
  • Small classes taught by full-time UNC Hussman faculty and industry experts
  • Opportunities to focus course assignments on real-world workplace topics and challenges
  • Access to UNC resources, including libraries, IT support and Adobe software
  • Two in-person experiences on campus at UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Networking opportunities with classmates, program graduates and UNC Hussman alumni

The application for fall 2023 admission is open now. The priority application deadline is March 14, 2023.



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