School of Media and Public Affairs M.A. Admissions Webinar
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
Interested in the GW School of Media and Public Affairs Master's Program in Media and Public Affairs but can't make our on-campus information session on October 5? Sign up for our afternoon
Master's Information Webinar
1 p.m. EST - 2:00 p.m. EST
Join program director Prof. Sean Aday for a live conversation by logging in from any computer and find out more about our program's coursework, admissions requirements, and financial aid opportunities. Once you register above, further instructions on the webinar will be emailed to you. Come with questions!
Our 36 credit hour M.A. program in Media and Public Affairs offers students a rigorous grounding in theoretical, research and practical issues related to strategic political communication. The curriculum builds on core courses that provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the interaction between media, communication and political processes. Graduate students also select from a range of research and media production skills classes to enhance their strategic communication abilities. Beyond the core courses, students work closely with faculty advisors to develop expertise on specific issues within the fields of media and politics to prepare for an array of professions, including the following: public and non-profit management, government media relations, advocacy communication, academia, advertising, public opinion and policy analysis, journalism, consulting and political public relations.
The School of Media and Public Affairs
The School of Media and Public Affairs is an established thought leader for teaching and research in the areas of political communication, journalism, global communication and documentary filmmaking. We have pioneered two of those fields, offering Journalism classes since 1938 and establishing the world’s first Political Communication major in 1982. Our classes are taught by full-time professors and successful adjunct professionals with recognized reputations in their field and a dedication to publishing with and mentoring our student body.
The only communication school in the center of the world’s politics and media capital, the School of Media and Public Affairs brings Washington D.C. into our classrooms and our students out into the city.
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