Concentration in Media and Information Management

The Media and Information Management (MIM) concentration is designed to give you the skills needed to apply new information and communication technologies in organizations. Not only will you learn about the technologies and their operation, your coursework will focus on how to use them to build sustainable organizations and implement superior competitive strategies.

You Will Complete the Following Coursework

Both of the following courses:

  • MI842 Design and Development of Media Projects
  • MI861 Information Networks and Technologies

Three of the following courses:

  • MI452 Media Strategy (W)
  • MI458 Project Management (W)
  • MI851 Understanding Social Media
  • MI862 Information Networks in Organizations and Commerce
  • MI875 Information and Communication Technology for Development
  • MI877 Comparative and International Telecommunication

Additional elective coursework at the 400-level or above to meet the 30 credits required for the degree.
 

Optional - Information Policy and Society (IPS) Cognate

The IPS cognate is designed for M.A. students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in the areas of technology policy or social impacts of new technologies. Media and Information students with an interest in IPS can take this cognate as an option to complete their elective credits in the Media and Information concentration.

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Optional - Management of Information Technology Specialization

The Management of Information Technology Specialization is designed to provide multiple perspectives on how information and communication technology affect the workplace and how these technologies can be implemented in effective ways. Students will train for roles in organizations where they will be designing, implementing and evaluating information and communication technology. Areas of focus include business processes, the interaction of social and technical systems within organizations, design of information technology systems and evaluation of technology within organizations.

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Questions? For more information, contact:

Casey O'Donnell
Associate Professor, Media and Information
MIGrad@msu.edu
517-884-4538