Master’s in Media Studies

A research-oriented program designed to get you started on your academic career in communications.

If you have mass media experience and would like to further examine the mass communications process in depth through research, our academic master’s program is the right place for you. As a Newhouse media studies student you will, through investigation of contemporary media systems and processes, assess the media’s relationship with the world. Research opportunities abound in our program. Areas of inquiry include media and diversity, political communication, social effects and media psychology. Media studies is an excellent foundation for doctoral study or for research-oriented jobs in the private or public sector.

Application Deadline

The priority deadline to apply is January 15th, 2024.

For more information about the M.A. in media studies, contact Professor Anne Osborne (, Program Director.

For more information about graduate studies at the Newhouse School, contact Martha Coria (, Assistant Director of Graduate Programs.