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Prospective Graduate Students

Prospective Graduate Students

Effective communication is crucial to enacting positive change and innovation. At LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, we provide the next generation of media leaders with the knowledge and resources they need to make an impact in their respective fields. From journalism to political communication and public policy to public opinion research, our graduate students transition to industry leaders, and their success fuels our growth.

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Graduate Experience

The Manship School is the nation’s only mass communication program that offers a political communication emphasis at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral level. Our Ph.D. in Media & Public Affairs is one-of-a-kind and has placed graduates at top mass communication programs around the globe.

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Master of Mass Communication

Did you earn your undergraduate degree in another discipline, but now want to work in a mass communication field? Looking for advanced professional training? Want to prepare yourself for a doctoral program? Then our Master of Mass Communication (M.M.C.) degree is a good fit for you.

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Dual M.M.C./Law Degree

The Manship School of Mass Communication and the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center are one of only a handful of schools in the U.S. that offer a dual degree in mass communication and law. Students earn both degrees concurrently in four years.

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Ph.D. in Media & Public Affairs

The Manship School is home to the nation’s only doctoral program in media & public affairs. 

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Certificate in Strategic Communication

This 15-hour graduate degree allows for specializations such as health and science communication, politics and issue advocacy, or sports communication.

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