Introduction to the MATC
An innovative master’s degree in digital media delivered online by the acclaimed UNC School of Media and Journalism
Dramatic changes in the way news and information are created and delivered in today’s wired world have left many journalists and communication professionals searching for ways to update their skills and knowledge. The UNC School of Media and Journalism offers an online master’s degree that focuses on interactive media, the Internet and digital economics, addressing issues that are reshaping journalism and mass communication. This degree draws on the expertise of the school’s acclaimed faculty to position students for leadership roles in digital media and Web-based communication.
The MATC is a 30-credit program delivered online, allowing working professionals to advance their educations while maintaining their work and family responsibilities. During the two and a half year program, students travel to Chapel Hill twice, for a weekend orientation before starting the program and for a weeklong summer residency after completing the first year.
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