The Master of Arts in Journalism and Master of Journalism program in the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism prepares students with lifetime communication and intellectual skills for successful careers in journalism, public relations, advertising, and higher education. This program offers state-of-the-art technological training and support as well as research and study opportunities in news, public relations, advertising, photojournalism, publishing, broadcast and multimedia news. Some web-based courses are available.
In addition, the graduate institute offers an accelerated online program in digital communication analytics to help communication professionals acquire knowledge and skills in statistical analysis and predictive analytics, data visualization, research methods, data mining, and machine learning.
UNT’s accelerated online Master of Science in Digital Communication Analytics is designed to give a broad based approach to enable you to extract, report, model and analyze communications data that is required to get ahead in public relations, marketing or advertising.
The M.A. candidate in journalism must complete a minimum of 36 semester hours, including a thesis of 6 hours. In addition to core courses in journalism, candidates may, with the approval of their graduate adviser, select their remaining coursework to support individual career interests.
The M.J. candidate must complete a minimum of 36 hours of graduate work. A 6-hour thesis is optional. In addition to core courses in journalism, candidates may, with the approval of their graduate adviser, select their remaining coursework to support individual career interests.
The Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute also offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. through the College of Information at UNT, which focuses on the increasing role of information technologies in individual, social, economic and cultural affairs.
This certificate program is designed to teach exceptional narrative writing, editing and other storytelling skills. Up to 15 hours will apply toward a master’s degree.
This 18-hour interdisciplinary academic certificate with the College of Information provides students and professionals written, visual and technical competencies required to successfully communicate in the modern online and information-oriented environments.
This certificate program is designed to teach professionals the latest academic and professional PR material. Up to 15 hours will apply toward a master’s degree.