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Master of Science

Communication, Culture & Media

The Master of Science in Communication, Culture and Media (CCM) is a great choice for academically oriented students who wish to learn the basics of research and theory in communication and media studies,. Students have the opportunity to test the waters for further study or explore a personal fascination with mass media, mediated communication, cultural studies, social change and media. The Communication, Culture and Media program also encourages interdisciplinary approaches to the study of communication and media through faculty strengths in anthropology, communication, linguistics and sociology. Graduates of this program have career opportunities as web content managers, brand strategists, media planners, policy analysts and much more.


The Master of Science in Communication, Culture and Media requires 45.0 credits of graduate-level coursework and a major research or critical paper that has come out of the student’s work while in the program. The communication master’s program can be completed part time in approximately three years, or full time in five terms (just under a year and a half). Almost half of the credits in the program are electives, allowing students to tailor their program to best meet their career goals and interests.

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Career Opportunities

The Master of Science degree in Communication, Culture and Media (CCM) at Drexel educates thinkers across disciplines with research skills and a strong theoretical grounding. Master’s students explore topics as broad as conflict morality, new media, mobilities and consumer culture with opportunities to develop their own research projects. Drawing on faculty strengths in communication, linguists, sociology and anthropology, the program emphasizes creative, mixed-method approaches to the discipline of communication.

Skills and Competencies



Apply for a graduate degree in Communication, Culture and Media or visit campus to get firsthand information about a Drexel education. We encourage applicants to review our CCM Admissions FAQs for further details. Please email Nicole Pearson, the CCM graduate program advisor, at with any questions.