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What will I learn?

Become a multimedia pro

Earn your certificate in media studies and become a leader in the communication and media field. Here, you'll learn media law and regulation, international media, digital journalism, and social media strategies and tactics. And right away, you’ll get hands-on experience in becoming a practitioner. You’ll edit, design and shoot video to produce visual messages like a pro.

You’ll learn this from experts who have years of experience in the industry, including:

  • A former international radio and TV reporter, producer and presenter
  • A video, animation and 3D graphics expert
  • A Fulbright scholar specializing in international advertising
  • A widely published scholar and past editor of Women’s Studies in Communication

What you’ll learn in the media studies program

  • Video editing, shooting and design
  • Media law and regulations
  • Digital journalism and visual communications

Career opportunities

Prepare for a successful career in a variety of fields with a certificate in media studies and practice.

With a certificate in media studies, you’ll gain the skills necessary to pursue a high-level career in media and communications for many prominent companies in various fields, including:

  • Public relations manager
  • Advertising director
  • Web content manager
  • Public affairs director
  • Speechwriter
  • Communication consultant
  • Business communication specialist
  • Analyst and campaign manager
  • Public opinion specialist
  • Multimedia journalist
  • News director
  • Social media producer
  • Television producer

Which department am I in?

Lynn University

Study options

Full Time (37 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$27,000.00 (20,04,413) per year
USD $750 per credit
Application deadline

30 July 2021

Start date

23 August 2021, 3 January 2022


Lynn University

3601 N Military Trail,



33431, United States

Online/Distance (37 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$27,000.00 (20,04,413) per year
USD $750 per credit
Application deadline

30 July 2021

Start date

23 August 2021, 3 January 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed bachelor’s degree from an accredited or internationally listed university.

For international students

Students must have completed bachelor’s degree.

We require demonstration of proficiency in English for most international applicants. Submit official English test scores with your application unless you’re from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa or the United Kingdom. We accept the following:

  • TOEFL internet-based score of 80+
  • IELTS score of 6.5+
  • Duolingo score of 105+ (tests taken before July 1 - minimum score of 55)
  • PTE score of 55+
  • ELITE Level completed at OHLA Schools (Miami/Orlando)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.