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Mass Communication

Mass Communication
Gira Center 348
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532
Fax: 301-687-3033
Email: mcom@frostburg.edu


Accessed from virtually anywhere, Mass Communication is part of a global industry that focuses on large-scale human communication. Kick your creative energy and storytelling talents into high gear to develop, share, and evaluate effective messaging to large, targeted audiences.

In this course of study, you'll explore theories of mass communication, research being conducted in the field, and legal issues, statutes and regulations affecting mass communication. You'll examine how media works and affects our society becoming an informed contributor and critical consumer.

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Career Opportunities

MCOM graduates can find jobs worldwide. Careers in the mass communication field include:

  • Audio Engineer
  • Camera Person
  • Content Creator
  • Film Editor
  • Master Control Operator
  • Media Manager
  • Media Writer
  • Podcaster
  • Television Producer

Choose from 6 Professional Focus Areas

As a MCOM student, you must complete one of the focus groupings listed below OR one of the following minors: Communication Studies, Graphic Design, Journalism, Leadership Studies, Marketing or Public Relations.

  • Video Production
  • Audio/Video Production
  • Audio Industry
  • Media Management
  • Events Planning
  • Media Promotions

Internship Requirement

Typically taken in your junior or senior year, you will take part in an internship experience as a requirement of graduation. This allows you to apply classroom knowledge in a real-world experience.

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