Online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

Department: Department of Communication Studies
Specializations/Concentrations: Specialization in Organizational Communication
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 approximately 18 to 24 months
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Applied project or thesis
Credits Required: 34 credits (10 - 11 courses)
Example Courses: Introduction to Strategic Communication; Applied Communication Theory; Applied Research Methods; Global Media Literacy; Interpersonal Communication in Organizations; Organizational Leadership and Team Building; Intercultural Communication

Application Requirements
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE not required unless GPA is lower than 3.0
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree; statement of purpose; resume; two letters of recommendation

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$15,708 + fees (in-state); $18,870 + fees (out-of-state)
Cost per Credit Hour: $462 per credit hour (in-state); $555 per credit hour (out-of-state online)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states