Online Master of Professional Studies in Strategic Communications

Department: Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in under 2 years with part-time enrollment

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone project (strategic communications campaign)
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Research Methods in Strategic Communications; Strategic Communications: Theory and Implementation; Digital Media Analytics; Multimedia Content Development and Delivery; Ethics and Decision Making in Strategic Communications; Strategic Communications Campaigns; Strategic Communications Leadership; Social Media Communications

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$25,590 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $853 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states