Master's in Mass Communications

Your future as a communication expert starts here.

Every industry has one thing in common. They all need experts in communication to help them deliver their message. The A.Q. Miller School’s Master’s in Mass Communications provides the flexibility to tailor coursework to fit students’ individual career goals. Topics include strategic communications, health and science communication, community media or digital news.

Working with nationally recognized faculty from across the university, students will tap into the latest ideas, methods, and topics. Faculty in the A.Q. Miller School regularly conduct communication research and engage in community development projects across Kansas and around the world. Graduates have gone on to careers at major media outlets, as well as leadership positions at national public relations and advertising agencies.


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On Campus or Online

Students complete 30 hours of coursework either on the K-State campus or online through Global Campus.

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One-On-One Individualized Program

Work one-on-one with a professor to craft an individual master’s program.

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Emerge Prepared

Curriculum uses a diverse mix of theoretical, empirical and professional approaches to prepare students for the evolving mass-media field.

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Expert, Innovative Faculty

Work with nationally recognized faculty from across the university to tap into the latest ideas, methods and topics.



“After researching multiple programs, I felt that K- State was the best place to continue my academic career in communications. I was impressed with the graduate faculty and knew that when a person learns from the best, they can become the best.” — Sophia Hernandez, online master’s student, digital media specialist in the Communications Department at the City of Garden City