Mid-Career Master’s

The Mid-Career MMC is a flexible degree for experienced journalists and communications professionals looking to accelerate career growth or pivot to new roles in the industry. Students can create paths that include courses from Cronkite and across ASU to develop leadership in areas such as bilingual journalism, media entrepreneurship, emerging technology, or diversity, equity and inclusion in the media workplace.

Learn from world-renowned faculty

Learn from award-winning journalists, digital strategists, media innovators and industry leaders at the Cronkite School.

Define your own objectives

Mid-career students define their own learning objectives for the master’s program and propose a selection of courses aligned with their goals. Students can complete capstone experiences in Phoenix, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., or complete a personalized culminating project.

Take an interdisciplinary approach

Mid-career MMC students are welcome to incorporate classes from across ASU schools and colleges, bringing together expertise from colleagues in business, law, health innovation, sustainability and more

Graduate funding available

All applicants are considered for Cronkite fellowships, assistantships and scholarships. December 1 is the priority deadline for funding.

Earn your degree on your timeline

The 30-credit program can be completed in as few as two semesters or can be completed part-time over a longer period.

Accelerate your career trajectory

The Cronkite Career Services team and the Cronkite Nation alumni network are here to support you in advancing a thrilling career.