Media Studies, B.A. | Northwest Missouri State University | Maryville, United States
48 months
18648 USD/year
18648 USD/year
11064 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Media Studies majors at Northwest Missouri State University learn skills to communicate clearly and effectively.


Faculty focus on teaching students theories and ensuring students are proficient in written and oral communication and the ability to think critically.

With broad-based knowledge of how mass media functions, the Media Studies program from the Northwest Missouri State University prepares students to advance their education in graduate school.

Career Opportunities

Job titles related to this major include:

  • Anchor
  • Producer
  • Reporter
  • Communication director
  • Copy editor  
  • Copywriter 
  • Editor
  • Play-by-play broadcaster

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Mass Media
  • Oral Communication
  • Ethnographic Film Study
  • Professional Media Writing
  • Media Literacy
  • Theories of Mass Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International application for admission
  • Application fee of $75 in U.S. currency
  • Official academic transcripts from each secondary and post-secondary institution attended
  • Copy of passport
  • Bank statement (submit after acceptance)
  • Northwest statement of support form
  • English proficiency exam score report
  • ACT/SAT scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9324 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9324 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5532 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Maryville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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