Mass Communication Programs

The Mass Communication Certificate is designed for students to gain the entry-level knowledge and skills necessary to become a mass media communicator in today’s modern media society. This certificate program will provide hands-on experience needed to be successful in this multi-platform storytelling field. You’ll have the opportunity to gain digital audio/ visual and multimedia skills that will help you produce broadcast quality programming as well as social media content, while working both independently and collaboratively. Coursework will provide the foundational skills to enter the workforce for a career in television, radio, print, web, social and digital media, public relations or advertising.

AA Transfer Pathway
The Mass Communication Transfer Pathway AA offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an Associate of Arts degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated Mass Communication bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities. The curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the seven Minnesota State universities* enter the university with junior year status. All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.

*Universities within the Minnesota State system include:

  • Bemidji State University;
  • Metropolitan State University;
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato;
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead;
  • Southwest Minnesota State University;
  • St. Cloud State University;
  • and Winona State University

This transfer pathway degree will transfer to the following designated baccalaureate degree majors:

  • Winona State University, Mass Communications, BA