Careers in Media Studies

Alumni of the media studies program often continue their academic careers by moving into Ph.D. programs at top universities throughout the country.

Many of our media studies graduates are teaching at colleges and universities around the world. Others have careers with non-governmental organizations or are doing corporate communications research.

Potential career paths include:

  • Audience research manager
  • Author
  • Media analyst
  • Media consultant
  • Media historian
  • Media strategist
  • Professor
  • Research analyst
  • Researcher
  • Social scientist

Alumni Stories

Recent media studies master’s graduates:

Post Production Associate
Condé Nast Entertainment

Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Austin

Director and Professor
School of Journalism and Media Studies
San Diego State University