Areas of Specialization

To complete your online Master of Science in Communications with Newhouse, you will choose one of three specialization options. These four-course concentrations allow you to cultivate deeper expertise in a specific area of communications and better understand its larger role within the industry.


Examine strategies and principles that lead to successful advertising campaigns — both traditional and digital.

Public Relations

Learn to craft communications that get noticed by media outlets and journalists in today’s frenetic news cycle.

Journalism Innovation

Write and produce stories for Web-based media outlets and explore the latest in digital media platforms.