Master of Science in Media Advocacy

Strategic Communication for Social Change

Uniquely designed through a collaboration between the College of Arts, Media and Design and the School of Law, Northeastern University offers the first-of-its-kind Master of Science in Media Advocacy that incorporates diverse disciplines – including data analytics, information visualization, documentary filmmaking, persuasive rhetoric, and digital media – and the opportunity to specialize in specific areas such as civil rights, environmental policy, experience design and more.

With this interdisciplinary curriculum, graduates will be prepared to directly and indirectly advocate for organizations, ideas and initiatives in a multitude of fields, while also becoming media-empowered citizens in a global, media-driven society. Media Advocacy graduates will be uniquely prepared to navigate the new world of strategic communication in which virtually every major organization is seeking professionals able to project the organization’s vision with research-driven strategic communication techniques.