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MA in Telecommunications

Subject of Study: Media Economics

MA students take courses and write a thesis in preparation for advanced study in Telecommunications. Typical topics include Media Processes and Effects, Media Psychology, Media and Sexuality, Communications and Politics, Telecommunications Policy and Law, Children and Media, Media Economics, and other academic research topics. The best guide to the MA work available in the department is to browse recent academic publications by the faculty. The following sample program illustrates the courses one would take to get an MA with a focus in Media Economics. This program is just an example; all MA students are able to design their own Program of Study, with different courses and different areas of emphasis, under the guidance of the student's faculty advisors.


MA in Media Economics
Semester 1  
Dept. Course Credits
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T501 Philosophy of Inquiry in Telecom
T504 Intro to Telecom Policy Studies
T535 Economics of Information
3
3
3
Semester 2
Dept. Course Credits
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T502 Intro to Research Methods in Telecom
T560 Business Strategies of Comm Firms
T532 Economics of Media Industries
3
3
3
Semester 3
Dept. Course Credits
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T601 Information Society
T603 Communications Networks
T800 Thesis
3
3
3
Semester 4
Dept. Course Credits
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T800 Thesis
3

Total Graduate Credits (minimum of 30): 30
Total Telecom Credits (at least 21): 30