Online Master of Science in Strategic Communication

Department: Hall School of Journalism and Communication
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Majority of instruction is asynchronous, but professors may be available for live chats (by phone or web) if needed
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 1 year

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Comprehensive exam and a strategic communication capstone course
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Communication and Influence; Strategic Communication Theories; Strategic Communication Inquiry & Research; Communication Law and Ethics; Leadership and Media Strategies; Strategic Organizational Communication

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum overall GPA 2.5 or 3.0 in last 30 semester hours
Testing Requirements: GRE, GMAT or MAT required (GRE combined 290 or higher on verbal plus quantitative sections; MAT minimum 385; GMAT minimum 380)
Start Dates: Five starts per year

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$14,820 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $494 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states