Master of Arts in Professional Communication


$525 Per Credit
Why consider the M.A. in Professional Communication Online

In today’s fast-paced job market, being a skilled communicator is more important than ever. The online Master of Arts in Professional Communication program is designed to equip you with the practical tools you need to be successful in any industry.

Program Description

In this interactive, experiential communication program, you will be actively engaged in a variety of projects that translate into real-world experience, such as proposal development, grant writing, and digital production techniques. You will learn to communicate strategically and ethically to diverse audiences, facilitate constructive communication to enhance various interactions, and understand diverse perspectives in the workplace.

Course work in this online communication master’s degree examines everything from communication in a global workplace, to the philosophy of communication, and the roles that genders play in determining access to power in the U.S. workplace.

The knowledge and experience you acquire in this 30-hour master’s degree in communication can be applied to a wide range of career paths. All courses are seven weeks in length and taught by experienced, engaged faculty with diverse professional backgrounds.

Career Opportunities

In this online M.A. program, you will learn:

  • To produce audience-centered messages through advanced writing, storytelling, and argumentation
  • To master formal presentational skills in mediated and unmediated contexts
  • To facilitate constructive communication to enhance organizational, community, and cultural interactions
  • To enact civic and organizational leadership skills
  • To embody critical, diverse perspectives in the workplace

As a graduate, you will be prepared for a variety of careers, including:

  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • Producer
  • Video Editor
  • Technical Writer
  • Advertising Manager


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