About the Program

Full-time students can complete the program in as little as 1.5 years.

Yes, some students choose to complete the degree part-time while maintaining a full-time work schedule.

No. Distance learners in the MA in Communications and Digital Media program are not required to visit the campus. Students are always welcome to come to campus.

Pace alumni have found roles at a number of top-tier companies like NBC Sports and HBO. Some of the job titles held by alumni include:

  • Associate producer
  • Editor
  • Event planner
  • Media strategist
  • Multimedia journalist
  • Producer
  • Public relations manager
  • Social media developer
  • Social media manager
  • Social media strategist
  • Video producer
  • Web designer


Pace University has been offering online programs to our students since 1999.

No. You can choose between a thesis or an internship. We suggest you speak with your advisor to decide which option is best for you.

Yes. We encourage students who are interested in the internship to find alternate ways to complete it while working. For example, a student might speak with their current employer about taking on an additional project at their job for internship credit.


Yes. See our international students page for full requirements.

The Pace Office of Graduate Admission informs applicants of the committee’s decision—denied or accepted—within one week of completed application submission.

A maximum of six graduate level credits will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Federal loans may be available for graduate students enrolled in the program.

In support of US Veterans, Pace University is a Yellow Ribbon Program participant.

For more details and contact information, please visit our tuition and financial aid page.

Please visit our tuition and financial aid page for more information about financial aid for the MA in Communications and Digital Media program.

Questions related to veteran affairs can be directed to Peter Riley at priley@pace.edu or (212) 346-1115.

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