The Master of Arts in Convergent Media prepares students to pursue ever-changing communication careers. Unlike a major in journalism, broadcasting, or public relations, a Master of Arts in Convergent Media prepares you for the constant change in media platforms. The world is moving into an age of storytelling is crucial and the need for information is ever-increasing. Mississippi Valley State University Master of Art in Convergent Media will prepare you for such careers as reporters, editors, content managers, creative managers, public relations professionals, social media coordinators, and more.
Formal admission to the Master of Arts in Convergent Media program requires
- An undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale);
- TOEFL for foreign students;
- To meet the basic requirements for graduate admission to MVSU;
- Three (3) letters of recommendation; and
- A personal statement of purpose.
Students who do not meet the GPA requirement for admission must have a GPA of 3.25 during the first semester to continue the program. If they do not achieve a 3.25 GPA at the end of the semester, they will be dismissed from the program.
Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above to stay in the program. Should their GPA falls below 3.0, they will be on probation for one semester. If their GPA does not improve, they will be dismissed from the program.