Online Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Overview
Department: School of Continuing Studies
Specializations/Concentrations: Focus Areas in Corporate Communications; Digital Communications; Public Relations
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses the Canvas learning management system - majority of classes use asynchronous instruction, although optional synchronous sessions may be scheduled throughout the semester
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Full-time: program can be completed in 16 months (2-3 classes per semester); Part-time: students have up to 5 years to finish the program (1-2 courses per semester)

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone course (comprehensive communications/PR plan)
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Elements of Communications Planning; Conversations in Ethics; Public Relations Writing; Communications Research; Brand Journalism; Corporate Communications; Crisis Communications; Digital Communications Strategy

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0 (students with a GPA lower than 3.0 may still be able to apply)
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$40,350 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $1,345 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states



Online Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Marketing Communications

Overview
Department: School of Continuing Studies
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses the Canvas learning management system - majority of classes use asynchronous instruction, although some synchronous sessions may be scheduled throughout the semester
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Full-time: program can be completed in 16 months (2-3 classes per semester); Part-time: students have up to 5 years to finish the program (1-2 courses per semester)

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone course (IMC plan)
Credits Required: 33 credits (11 courses)
Example Courses: Consumer Research & Insights; IMC Campaign Planning; The Brand Concept; Content Strategy; Conversations About Ethics; Digital Marketing; Visual Communications; The Management of IMC

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0 (students with a GPA lower than 3.0 may still be able to apply)
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$44,385 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $1,345 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states



Online Master of Professional Studies in Design Management & Communications

Overview
Department: School of Continuing Studies
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses the Canvas learning management system - majority of classes use asynchronous instruction
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Full-time: program can be completed in 16 months (2-3 classes per semester); Part-time: students have up to 5 years to finish the program (1-2 courses per semester)

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone course (visual communications project)
Credits Required: 33 credits (11 courses)
Example Courses: Ethical Design; Visual Communications; Design Management and Strategy; Design Leadership; Design Thnking; User Experience; Business Communications; Integrated Design Strategy

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0 (students with a GPA lower than 3.0 may still be able to apply)
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$44,385 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $1,345 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states