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Digital Media Innovation and Mass Communication, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) San Marcos, TX, United States
The Digital Media Innovation and Mass Communication (B.S.) program at Texas State University immerses students in the breadth of digital knowledge to prepare them for new and emerging media roles.
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Overview

These roles, requiring advanced technology skills and digital perspective, include news application developers, multimedia experience producers, social media editors, engagement managers and data analysts, and can include positions in traditional media organizations, technology companies and media start-ups. Students in this sequence focus on digital strategy and experimentation associated with new models of storytelling and innovative applications of media.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC). Our program offers a curriculum that introduces students to the broad framework of mass communication, emphasizing what is common and fundamental to advertising, digital media, electronic media, journalism and public relations.

Enroll now in the Digital Media Innovation and Mass Communication (B.S.) program at Texas State University!

Opportunities

Students may gain experience by working in student media, such as the University Star, KTSW 89.9 FM, Bobcat Update a cable access television channel, Bobcat Promotions, and through internships outside the school. They also have the opportunity to participate in intercollegiate competitions through organizations such as the American Advertising Federation, Public Relations Society of America, Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, National Broadcast Society, and the Society of Professional Journalists.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Media Writing
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Fundamentals of Digital and Online Media
  • Digital Media Innovation Capstone

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Applicants must submit original academic records (or copies which have been certified by an appropriate school official) of all secondary and post-secondary course work, examination results, SAT or ACT test scores (directly from the testing center), certificates awarded, and/or diplomas. A certified English translation must accompany the original academic records if the originals are not in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11240 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Marcos

  • 921 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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