Online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

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

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses synchronous instruction - students meet online once a week in the evening for live classes
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Full-time: program can be completed in less than 2 years; Part-time: program can be completed in 3-4 years

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone project
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Foundations of Strategic Communication; Strategic Communication Writing; Digital Strategic Communication; Strategic Communications Research; Strategic Political Communication; Risk Communication

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

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$9,720 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $324 per credit hour (plus technology fee)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states