The Strategic Communication Online Master’s Program is built to empower communications professionals to unleash their individual potential and seize opportunities better and faster. 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 the newest online master’s program offered by Michigan State University.
Next cohort begins January 7, 2019.
Deadline for application completion is November 1.
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:
Strategic thinking is the number one job skill companies want in new employees but can't find, according to a 2016 Bloomberg Job Skills Report. The College of Communication Arts and Sciences at MSU is ranked a top five college in the nation for communication and media studies by QS Worldwide Survey. Our faculty have the knowledge and experience to prepare students for today's toughest communications challenges.
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.
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.
$726.50 per credit hour x 30 credits
$1427.50 per credit hour x 30 credits
Most applicants will currently be in a communications role, with three or more years experience.