Grad Program: 1-year M.S. in Global Media and Cultures  (Atlanta, GA)

Priority Deadline: January 15th 
Final Deadline: March 1st

1-year M.S. in Global Media and Cultures
Chinese | French | German | Japanese | Russian | Spanish

The MS-GMC is a joint degree by Georgia Tech’s School of Modern Languages and School of Literature, Media, and Communication. It offers targeted bilingual preparation for careers in media, international business, and global leadership. We provide experiential training in media studies, cross-cultural communication, and advanced competence in a high-impact language and region. Students build a bilingual portfolio through internships, media production, research, and leadership opportunities. The degree builds on the rapidly growing media industry in Atlanta, the No.1 location in the U.S. for film production and home to over 2000 multinational businesses.

Priority Deadline: January 15th 
Final Deadline: March 1st


  • Statement of Purpose
  • Official Transcripts
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0+
  • TOEFL score (international students)
  • Intermediate-mid proficiency in one of our language concentrations

Language proficiency will be evaluated via online interview after applications have been submitted. Students are encouraged to submit information about previous proficiency scores from official testing services to provide additional context for assessment.

International students are encouraged to apply by the January 15th deadline.

MS-GMC has been approved by the USG Board of Regents and is pending approval by our accrediting body SACSCOC. Applications are being accepted at this time. However, offers of admission will be made only after SACSCOC approval is granted.

Additional Information:

Financial Aid Opportunities:
 We may have financial support options available to strong candidates. Please check our website for updates. |

International Students:  Please connect with our Office of International Education for support and additional resources. |

Internships: The graduate program matches students based on interest and qualifications in collaboration with Georgia Tech’s Global Internship Program. |

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