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Nominate your favorite professor for our Semenza teaching award.

The Semenza Teaching Award

Now is the time we celebrate the outstanding faculty at the Reynolds School and students have an opportunity to recognize excellence in teaching. Nominate a faculty member who made a difference in your academic career for the 2017 Semenza Teaching Award. Get your nominations in by April 25.

Master's Degree in Media Innovation

Take Your Media Career To The Next Level

Are you looking for a job in the new communications environment? Do you want to understand the changes in media that are transforming our world? Then consider a master’s degree in media innovation from the Reynolds School.

Find An Internship

Your Gateway To Real-World Learning

Each student majoring in journalism is required to complete a professional internship with a minimum of 150 hours in the field of media prior to graduation. We have collected internship listings across all media locally, around the state and across the country.

Build Your Own Media Major

A Journalism degree from the Reynolds School is more than traditional print and broadcast training. We’re training the next generation of media makers for jobs that might not even exist yet. We’re looking for students who want to experiment, play and push the current boundaries of media forward. We focus on three main areas of study: news, strategic communications and visual design. However, students are encouraged to mix and match courses to meet their unique interests and vision. As a school we promote a learning culture built on diversity, respect and inclusiveness across our programs.

News Focus

Journalism is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information - it's also the product of these activities. This track focuses on the traditional practice of journalism.

Next Steps

See what a focus in news can do for your career in media.

Strategic Communications

This track encompasses a variety of media disciplines, including public relations, integrated marketing, management communication, social media and advertising.

Next Steps

See what a focus in Strategic Communications can do for your career in media.

Visual Design

If you're interested in photography, video, graphic design, page layout or user experience design - courses from the visual track might be in your future.

Next Steps

See what a focus in Visual Design can do for your career in media.

Media Innovation M.A.


Our cohort-based program is built on a collaborative model that includes theoretical structure as well as practical training.


Reynolds School faculty are committed to creating journalism that matters.


Tuition at the University of Nevada is more affordable than at many other schools and financial assistance is available.

Facilities + Equipment

Each student is assigned a dedicated computer during the program and a Nikon DSLR camera, with video cameras and audio equipment available.


Located just 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and a quick drive to the Black Rock Desert, numerous hot springs and hiking trails.

The Reynolds School offers an customizable, accelerated, affordable program.

This graduate program is designed to educate an emerging class of innovative professionals working at the intersection of journalism, strategic communication and interactive media. The program is structured in an three-semester intimate cohort model with focuses in media entrepreneurship, media studies and news innovation.

Graduates go on to become social media managers, business developers, entrepreneurial journalists, content strategists, writers and public relations professionals. In this program we strive to cultivate a culture of respect, inclusiveness and diversity to promote the creation of dynamic and meaningful media benefiting all segments of society.

Research grants and teaching assistantships are available.