Rochester Institute of Technology

Academic Program Overviews

Student Skills & Capabilities, Salary Data, Career Information 

Communication and Media Technologies MS

Program Overview

Communication and the technologies for message creation and dissemination are at the center of dramatic economic, social, and cultural changes occurring as a result of technological development and global connectedness. The master of science degree in communication and media technologies is an advanced interdisciplinary program combining liberal arts courses in communication with course work in an applied or professional program. Students will become adept at the analysis of communication problems, the development of solutions, and the creation of messages as a result of their combined training in the social sciences, humanities, and applied technologies.

Degrees Awarded

  • Master of Science

Enrollment

  • Approximately 25 students are enrolled in this program

Cooperative Education & Experiential Education Component

  • Co-op is optional for this program
  • Minimum co-op requirement: 1 block, 12 weeks/semester
  • Co-op availability: summer

Salary Information

Co-op:   $13.69         $9.75 - $16.99
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Student Skills & Capabilities

Graduates are adept at the analysis of communication problems, the development of solutions, and the creation of messages as a result of their training in the social sciences, humanities, and applied technologies. They are capable of conducting scientific and applied research, writing reports, manuals, newsletters, and instructions. Students are ready to assist in communication training programs focusing on leadership, presentations, problem-solving, analytical discussions, and media relations.

Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Job Titles

Marketing Specialist, Marketing Manager, Communications Coordinator, Digital Marketing Specialist, Account Coordinator, Customer Sales Director, Communication Assistant, Marketing Analyst, Digital Marketing & Communications Analyst, Technical Writer

Selected Employer Hiring Partners

Carol Morgan School, Del Monte Hotel Group, Rochester Institute of Technology, Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation, Dream Go Inc., CM Productions LLC, Tattle, Inc.

Contact Us

We appreciate your interest in your career and we will make every effort to help you succeed. Feel free to contact Taylor Lincoln, the career services coordinator who works with the Communication program. You can access information about services through our web site at https://www.rit.edu/careerservices.
 
Taylor Lincoln, Career Services Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;   585.475.5460
Rochester Institute of Technology . Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
Bausch & Lomb Center
57 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester NY  14623-5603
585.475.2301