Master of Humanities - Communication

This online course of study will lead Tiffin University students through the history and practice of media, communication, and related technology from ancient times to the digital age. Courses such as Philosophy of Communication, Politics and the News, Transmedia Storytelling, New Media, and Cyber Cultures and Issues in Cyberspace navigate students through the political, legal, and social ramifications of 21st century media practices.

Tiffin University’s Master of Humanities Communication concentration offers the benefits of a comprehensive curriculum taught by professors who are highly qualified academically and professionally, in an online environment that provides students with the flexibility they need to balance life and learning.

The Communication concentration presents students with an effective background for teaching Communication at a two-year college, or for continuing on to a Ph.D. program.

Did you know?

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for Public Relations Specialists was $54,170 in May, 2012.
  • Employment of public/media relations specialists is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022.  Employment growth will be driven by the need for organizations to maintain their public image.

Potential Career Opportunities in Communication:

  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Editor
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Media Relations
  • Technical Writer
  • Event Organizer

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Curriculum:

All Tiffin University students in the Online Master of Humanities – Communication concentration program fulfill their academic requirements for graduation by completing courses in the following areas.

Interdisciplinary Core (9 credit hours)

  • Aesthetics (3 credit hours)
  • Literary Theory (3 credit hours)
  • Introduction to Graduate Humanities (3 credit hours)

Communication Concentration Core (Choose 18 credit hours from the list below)

  • Philosophy of Communication (3 credit hours)
  • Logic, Reasoning, and Persuasion (3 credit hours)
  • Transmedia Storytelling (3 credit hours)
  • Documentary Film (3 credit hours)
  • Politics and the News (3 credit hours)
  • Discovering the Golden Rule: Philosophers and Philosophies (3 credit hours)
  • Cyber Cultures and Issues in Cyberspace (3 credit hours)
  • New Media (3 credit hours)

Capstone or Exam Option (3 credit hours)

  • Capstone Project (3 credit hours) or
  • Comprehensive Exam (3 credit hours)

Total Semester Hours for the Degree (30 credit hours)

Meet the School of Arts and Sciences Faculty

Master of Humanities (MH) courses are offered in a 15-week format. Classes start every January, May, and August.

  • Accreditation: The Higher Learning Commission