The mass media program at ISU consists of two tracks:
- Management, Promotion, & Sales
- Media Arts
As a mass media major, you will learn about the history of the media industries while practicing the business and creation of media in their coursework and hands-on experiences at our student media outlets:
Point of Pride
The School of Communication’s state-of-the-art Social Media Analytics Command Center is the first of its kind in the Midwest. The center is dedicated to studying social media analytics and strategy.
Why study Mass Media?
There has been explosion of digital media outlets and platforms over the last decade adding to the already established radio, TV, and newspaper industries. Media companies need educated talent to create content and manage business operations.
You will leave our program with real-world experiences so you can make contributions to the field. Plus, we have a large and involved alumni network eager to provide opportunities to fellow Redbirds.
Come see campus and meet with campus representatives either in person or virtually. Optional chances to meet with academic department, honors, and financial aid.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!