Combination Degree

Research and Theory Master's

Our Research and Theory Master’s program combines big-picture awareness, rooted in theory, with seven specialization tracks. This master’s program is ideal for students wishing to pursue a Ph.D. or research-related, professional career.

Approved electives to earn a combination B.S. and Research and Theory M.A.MC. are listed below, by department.

Advertising

ADV 6503—Advertising Creative Strategy and Research SP
MMC 6406—Innovation and Entrepreneurship F
MMC 6660—Mass Comm and Society F, SP
MMC 6936—Communication in Healthcare F
MMC 5465—Communication Leadership F
MMC 5306—International Communication SP
MMC 6135—Data Visualization SP
MMC 6936—eHealth: Digital Comm in Healthcare SP
MMC 6936—Content Marketing SP
MMC 6936—Video for the Web SP
MMC 6936—Visual Storytelling Workshop F

Journalism

PUR 6607—PR Management SP
ADV 6503—Advertising Creative Strategy and Research SP
MMC 6406—Innovation and Entrepreneurship F
MMC 6660—Mass Comm and Society F, SP
MMC 6936—Communication in Healthcare F
MMC 5465— Communication Leadership F
MMC 6400—Mass Comm Theory F, SP
MMC 6936—Applied Theory F
MMC 6421—Research Methods in Mass Comm F, SP, SU
MMC 5306—International Communication SP
MMC 6135—Data Visualization SP
MMC 6936—eHealth: Digital Comm in healthcare SP
MMC 6936—Content Marketing SP
MMC 6936—Video for the Web SP
MMC 6936—Race, Sports and Culture SP
MMC 5206—Advanced Law (in lieu of MMC 4200) F
MMC 6936—Visual Storytelling Workshop F

Public Relations

PUR 6607—PR Management SP
MMC 6406—Innovation and Entrepreneurship F
MMC 6660—Mass Comm and Society F, SP
MMC 6936—Communication in Healthcare F
MMC 5465— Communication Leadership F
MMC 6135—Data Visualization SP
MMC 6936—eHealth: Digital Comm in Healthcare SP
MMC 6936—Content Marketing SP
MMC 6936—Video for the Web SP
MMC 6936—Race, Sports and Culture SP
MMC 6936—Visual Storytelling Workshop F

Telecommunication

PUR 6607—PR Management SP
ADV 6503—Advertising Creative Strategy and Research SP
RTV 6508—Audience Analytics F
MMC 5215—Technology Policy SP
MMC 5708—International Communication F
MMC 6406—Innovation and Entrepreneurship F
MMC 6660—Mass Comm and Society F, SP
MMC 6936—Communication in Healthcare F
MMC 5465—Communication Leadership F
MMC 6936–Documentary and Social Change F
MMC 6400—Mass Comm Theory F, SP
MMC 6936—Applied Theory F
MMC 6421—Research Methods in Mass Comm F, SP, SU
MMC 5306—International Communication SP
MMC 6135—Data Visualization SP
MMC 6936—eHealth: Digital Comm in Healthcare SP
MMC 6936—Content Marketing SP
MMC 6936—Video for the Web SP
MMC 6936—Race, Sports and Culture SP
MMC 6936—Visual Storytelling Workshop F