Major in Media Studies at USF
Give yourself options with this versatile and accredited bachelor’s degree in Media Studies from the University of Sioux Falls (USF) in South Dakota.
Whether you want to study journalism or graphic design, radio and TV or multimedia, a degree in Media Studies from USF is for you. Careers in media require accuracy, flexibility, creativity and technology. At USF, you’ll learn all that plus the best ways to present yourself and your ideas – all with the values of a Christian university behind you.
Reasons to Major in Media Studies
Media dominates the modern world. You can bring your talent and faith into a media landscape that feels a bit like the Wild West sometimes. Are you and your Media Studies friends the ones to bring order, ethics and information to the world?
On our campus in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, you’ll study with USF’s media studies faculty who are thought leaders in all areas of journalism, graphic design, multi-media, TV, radio and print media. Choose USF for the benefits of an accredited Christian university while gaining knowledge and skills valued in a variety of Media Studies careers.
- Be clear and convincing through written and verbal communication.
- Communicate and collaborate in any scenario at work.
- Connect with others in both professional and personal relationships.
- Grasp and use technical skills necessary for modern media.
- Bring your faith, ethics and a spiritual worldview into your media career.
Media Studies Degree Options
Major in Media Studies at USF, and you’ll build a foundation for your future. It all starts when you customize your bachelor’s degree program to your talents and career goals. Your Media Studies degree options include:
- Bachelor degree in Media Studies, with a concentration in journalism, multi-media production, social media marketing, media management, or media research (graduate school track)
- Minor in Media Studies
- Associates degree in Social Media Marketing and Graphic Design
At USF, you’ll complete liberal arts core course requirements as well as Media Studies core courses before moving on to the Media Studies classes required for your concentration.
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Careers for Media Studies Majors
Are you asking yourself, "What are my job prospects as a Media Studies major?"
USF’s Media Studies graduates find success in top career fields:
Advertising and promotions manager
TV, radio and online ads
TV, radio, podcasts, web shows
Journalist or photographer
Multimedia artist and animator
Video games, TV and movie special effects
Film and video editor
TV, film, online
Producer and director
TV, radio, film, online, multi-media
Web designer / developer
Private, public, nonprofit, government sites
All media venues
Media Studies at USF
Choose to earn your bachelor’s degree in Media Studies from USF, and you’ll have access to these great media amenities and opportunities.
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