The Mass Media curriculum provides Washburn students with a rich diversity of media studies in the areas of Creative Advertising, Film and Video, Public Relations, and Contemporary Journalism. The courses within these areas prepare students for careers in the applied media professions and graduate studies. The Mass Media program emphasizes multimedia skills necessary for students to pursue opportunities in traditional as well as new media industries, including independent entrepreneurial enterprises. The major and minor can be selected in combination with other majors offered in the College of Arts and Sciences and other schools within the University.
Experienced professors and qualified professionals teach all of the mass media classes, placing strong emphasis on individualized attention and real-world experience.
Jordan Shefte Kinderknecht, film and video ‘11, is a News Reporter at KHAS-TV in Omaha, Neb. “The training and education I received at Washburn University benefits me on a daily basis in my profession. I am constantly using the skills I learned in the Mass Media Department. Whether it was practice on the desk for WUCT or AP writing assignments, the culmination of knowledge gained from my classes has helped me get where I am today.”Read More Alumni Testimonials