Public Interest Communication


The online Master of Arts in Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Interest Communication includes 36 credit hours: 33 hours of coursework plus three final credits in the capstone course.

Unique Learning Experience

  • Students generally take 1-3 classes per semester.
  • The fall and spring semesters are 16 weeks and the summer semester is 13 weeks. All courses follow the traditional UF Academic Calendar.
  • Full-time students can complete the curriculum in under two years.
  • All classes are online with recorded lectures, allowing students to view classes at their pace during the week.
  • Each week, students must meet weekly objectives and complete assignments.

Core – 18 Credits Required

Electives – 15 Credits Required

Capstone Project – Three Credits Required

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