Seminars and internships are available entirely online.
Full-time students can earn the MS in Publishing Degree in one year.
The Program consists of 3 basic components:
Course Number / Title / Credit Hours
PUBL 6310 Introduction to Publishing / 3
PUBL 6312 Publication Design / 3
PUBL 6314 Legal Environments of Publishing / 3
PUBL 6316 Style & Editing / 3
PUBL 6318 Digital Publishing / 3
MGMT 6351 Management & Organizational Behavior / 3
MKTG 6352 Strategic Marketing Management / 3
PUBL 6320 Business of Books / 3 (may serve as a substitute for either MGMT 6351 or MKTG 6320, or serve as an elective)
Students choose a concentration from among the following areas: Communication (COMM), English (ENGL) or History (HIST) and complete any three 3-hour seminars with the same prefix for a total of 9 credit hours. Students may also develop their own concentration by selecting any combination of courses in Arts & Sciences. See catalog for course specifications.
Students have the option of working with an array of publishers housed in the Center for Literary Publishing at UHV. The Program also has partner organizations in Austin, Houston, San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City. If you enroll online, you may work virtually or in person with an organization in your area. Enroll in PUBL 6305 Publishing Internship for 6 credit hours.