Mass communication is one of the academic fields of study where information or details is collected by organizations or by individuals and talked to a mass population with the help of mass media. Mass media is the mode through which the news is communicated such as cine films, magazines, radio, internet, newspapers, advertisements and televisions. A career in mass communication is exceedingly diverse and this profession if one of the most required after careers in present times.
The main aim of every mass communication course would be to put together the broadcasting communication, print and digital into an academic course. Students who are graduates can opt for mass communication in different fields such as internet based companies, publishing houses, public relations, news media, research and advertising etc.
Journalism forms a prime dissection of mass communication. It can be separated into 2, print media means newspapers, magazines and journals and electronic media includes radio, internet and television.
Public relations and Advertising also is measured as a part discipline by itself and one can have wide creativeness to select marketing as a career. Great multinational companies need exceedingly talent brain and creative on their advertising plan. Hence there are lots of opportunities in mass communication field.
In spite of the above choices, one can also get the opportunity to work in the publishing houses as editors, copy editors and proof readers. There is content development is also getting more popularity among the new age group. Though selecting a mass communication program in the United States, a student must make sure that the course is credited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. In India, there are lots of institutions contributing courses in mass communication. There are some popular institutions such as MICA, Xavier Institute of Communication, Symbiosis Institute of Mass communication and so on.