Industry researchers report consumers in the United States have gone from being exposed to about 500 ads a day in the 1970s to as many as 5,000 ads a day today.
Everywhere we turn, we're saturated with advertising messages trying to get our attention, which makes a bachelor's degree in Media Studies from Webster University a must-have in order to cut through the clutter.
Webster's Media Studies degree enables you to explore the ways humans use media and technology to exchange ideas. You'll learn to interpret media messages, communicate effectively in context, demonstrate creative problem solving, and exhibit professional knowledge and skills that will make you a valuable asset to marketing firms and organizations.
A Media Studies degree offers you a balanced education that emphasizes critical thinking, communication skills and technical expertise. Following graduation, you'll be ready to begin a career as a leading-edge producer, writer, reporter, editor or technician. It offers you a balanced, well-rounded education that emphasizes the development of your critical thinking, communication skills and technical expertise.
Graduates with a degree in Media Studies have many career options, including broadcast journalism, television and video production, technical writing, scriptwriting, media marketing, research, public relations, advertising, specialized journalism and instructional technology.
Points of Distinction
- Faculty practicing in the field, utilize the latest technology and techniques that you can immediately apply at work
- Faculty and students from the U.S.A., Europe and Africa bring wide-ranging points of view into the classroom that enhance the international learning environment.
- Opportunities to study abroad at any campus in Webster's international network.
- More than 200,000 alumni are working in more than 100 countries shaping the future of business, education, communication, government, science, technology and the arts.
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