MA in New Media Production

Succeed in a changing media environment

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On-campus
In Webster Groves, MO
2 Years
Time to Completion
$700
Cost Per Credit
36
Credit Hours Required

Prepare for the future of media

Sharpen your existing skills and gain new knowledge about multiple digital media platforms to advance your career with Webster’s MA in New Media Production. Graduate prepared to:

Designed for forward-thinking media professionals

Advance your career

Learn to produce content using various media with the latest equipment and methods, preparing you to lead and succeed in the worldwide communications industry. Our program is ideal for working professionals who seek to:

Gain professional experience

Learn in the classroom and beyond with Webster’s MA in New Media Production. Pursue internship opportunities to enhance your knowledge and learn how to:

Classes focused on the future of communication

You must complete 36 hours to graduate with your MA in New Media Production.

Core Courses (21 credit hours)

The 36 credit hours required for the MA in New Media Production must include the required core courses.

  • Audio Storytelling
  • New Media Thesis Project
  • New Media Tools
  • Strategic Principles of Advertising and Marketing Communications
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Written Storytelling

Elective Skills Courses (15 credit hours)

Students are required to take five courses listed as skills courses for this degree from the following list of available electives (15 credit hours):

  • Digital Design and Information Graphic Production
  • Digital Graphics and Motion Graphics Production
  • Digital Images and Storytelling
  • Fundamentals of Video Cameras and Lighting
  • Introduction to Interactive Communications
  • Multimedia Production for Websites and Mobile Applications
  • New Media Project Production
  • Podcast Production and Promotion
  • Special Topics in New Media Production
  • Video Editing and Webisode Creation

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Hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art facility

You’ll complete your MA in New Media Production at our Webster Groves, Missouri, campus—home to the most up-to-date and unique media technology in the entire region, including:

Expand and advance your media career

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of media and communications professionals is projected to grow at least 14% from 2020 to 2030. Graduate with your MA in New Media Production prepared for positions like:

Advertising, Promotions, Marketing, or Social Media Manager

$141,490

Median annual salary (National, May 2020)

Editor

$63,400

Median annual salary (National, 2020)

Public Relations Specialist

$62,810

Median annual salary (National, 2020)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Achieve your personal and professional goals

We’re here to help

Webster is committed to your success, and you'll never be alone as you pursue your MA in New Media Production.

An education nationally recognized for quality

Earn your MA in New Media Production from Webster, a private, non-profit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and ranked #16 in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” list in the Midwest Regional University category.

Professors. Professionals. Mentors.

Gain real-world knowledge from faculty experts with professional experience. Our professors serve as mentors eager to support your career goals and connect you to opportunities.

Hear from one of our students

The opportunity to discuss current, global topics in the classroom creates interactions that reach beyond disciplines. Without communication, there is no way to educate and inform the public about topics that matter.

- Zoey Wang
MA in Media Communications