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More than ever before, professionals in the communications field need intercultural sensitivity, international awareness and the ability to transcend borders and interpret the communications of other cultures.

This 36 credit program is completed over four semesters plus one summer. It requires an overseas internship for domestic students and for those whose first language is English, and a final thesis or a project demonstrating excellence.

This program is designed to prepare you to become a government, NGO or business spokesperson. It is also an excellent fit for students anticipating a career as a foreign news reporter or commentator, a webmaster or content manager for an international firm; a cross-cultural communications specialist; a public relations specialist; or a career in public diplomacy.

The Global Media and Communication studies students develop and demonstrate competency in the following areas:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and functions of traditional and new media
  • Demonstrate an ability to function as an effective communicator, writer, and spokesperson
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different media systems in the world and patterns of communication
  • Demonstrate abilities and skills to communicate across cultures and nations
  • Demonstrate an ability to use media and communication skills to address conflicts and misunderstandings
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and ethical issues in media communication
  • Demonstrate abilities and skills in gathering, writing, and reporting news in foreign countries
  • Develop abilities to create effective media content
  • Demonstrate abilities to assess, use, and interpret information
  • Develop basic knowledge of at least one world language other than English.

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School of Public and International Affairs

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (36 kredi saati)

Okul ücreti
USD $780 per credit hour
Başvuru Tarihi

Planlanan December 2022

Başlangıç tarihi

Planlanan Ocak 2022


School of Public and International Affairs

126 Park Avenue,



6604, United States

Giriş koşulları

Amerika gelen öğrenciler için

Students must have bachelor’s degree certificate from the college/university.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or recognized international institution

Recommended cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.20 or higher

Two years of college-level language study or fluency in a second language:

  • Students who have not completed this requirement but feel that they have language competency to this level may take an oral and written exam, confirming such competency or they may complete the language requirement at the University of Bridgeport or at another regionally accredited institution of higher education prior to the conclusion of the degree program.

You must demonstrate English language proficiency in one of the ways listed below. If you cannot demonstrate English language competency in one of these ways prior to registration, you will be given the University English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB) test upon arrival. If you pass at a satisfactory level, you may be able to begin academic classes.

  • Proof of completion of Advanced Level at the University’s English Language Institute (ELI)
  • Attainment of a satisfactory score on the University of Bridgeport’s English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB)
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT) for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.5 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 58 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 95 for graduates
  • A grade of “C” or better from an accredited American university for one semester of college English Composition
  • An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Services) Level 112
  • An official “O” level or “A” level Certificate indicating a grade of “C” or better in English
  • An EIKEN score of Grade Pre-1 or above for graduates

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