English & Mass Communications
The English and Mass Communications degree at MSUM will ignite your passion and talent for the craft of writing. This dual degree will elevate your creative writing skill and partner it with professional application and experiences in an area of communications or journalism that match your career goals. Get ready to write your own story to a bright career.
You’ll enjoy the camaraderie of faculty members from two sides of the university—English professors who are published authors, poets and playwrights, and faculty in the School of Communication and Journalism, who bring industry experience to their classrooms.
The interdisciplinary nature of this dual degree gives you a look into the many facets of communication, one of the most important skills required of all professions.
You will learn by writing, a lot. You have opportunities to gain experience through student-run activities such as the campus newspaper, campus TV program, ad agency, biannual literary magazine or writing for a blog, or get immersed in the publishing world through our on-campus literary press.
The comprehensive English and Mass Communications curriculum will equip you for writing careers in publishing, advertising, communication studies, public relations, multimedia journalism and more.
You will find abundant opportunities within the Department of English and the School of Communication and Journalism to discover your passion and to cultivate your creative writing voice.