The Strategic Communication Online Master’s Program is a professional degree built to empower communicators to unleash their individual potential. The world of communications is not slowing down and neither should your career. Continue your path to becoming a leader in strategic and digital communications with our award-winning master's program.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2019. DEADLINE IS
JUNE 1 JULY 1!
This online Master of Arts program requires nine courses (30 credits) and a capstone project. Courses are taught by leading communications faculty and re-tooled to provide an excellent online learning experience, giving students the flexibility they need to accommodate a busy life and the rigor they need to be able to succeed.
Students in the MSU StratCom program work for Herman Miller, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force, NASA, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Amazon, Whirlpool, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union, Michigan State University, Pepperdine University, network affiliate TV stations, U.S. government and more.
While Ruth Castro pursued her Strategic Communication M.A. degree, she was serving her country as a public affairs officer in the U.S. Army AND was raising three kids. Obstacles arose, but none of them stopped Ruth from earning her degree on May 3, 2019.
Join Ruth and other working professionals looking to elevate their careers. Register for the next 30-minute Informational webinar and start your journey with us.
Digital communications in all of its forms demands to be integrated strategically in advertising, public relations and media. With a master's degree in Strategic Communication from MSU, graduates should be prepared to:
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The MSU Strategic Communication Online M.A. program can help you become the communications leader employers are looking for. According to 2019 LinkedIn and Forbes reports, some of the most desired skills of employees are: communication, social media, digital media, social media measurement, strategic planning, organizational leadership and strategic thinking. The MSU StratCom program helps meet these marketplace demands with courses in areas of organizational leadership and communication, media analytics and digital media. Meet our dean, Dr. Prabu David, and learn why we created the program.
The marketplace has demand for sub-areas of expertise that would benefit working professionals wanting to upgrade their knowledge and skills. ComArtSci can now meet these needs through our Strategic Communication M.A. Certificate Program. We have created three 9-credit, 3-course certificates, providing a world-class professional development opportunity for individuals to enhance their communication skill set.
$785.75 per credit hour x 30 credits
$1,544.00 per credit hour x 30 credits
*For a detailed breakdown of tuition and cost-per-credit hour, visit the MSU Controller's site.
Most applicants will currently be in a communications role, with three or more years experience.