How can a MA in Communication enhance your career?
Students in the program come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but many hold positions in marketing, public relations, corporate communication, leadership development, organization development, training and consulting, human resources, and media production.
Course work and assignments are designed to provide instant, real-world applicability. Students often report that they can apply new skills and course material the next day at work.
This degree will enhance your life and career by expanding your knowledge of organizational strategies, structures, and processes, as well enhance your competencies using the latest communication tools in a digital marketplace. The program offers you a chance to immerse yourself into personal areas of interest and discover where your passion lies.
When you finish this degree you will have gained:
Valuable insight as to how to best analyze complex audiences, opt among multiple communication mediums, and craft effective internal and external messages to meet organizational goals
Sharpened critical thinking skills and the ability to question assumptions and look at organizational problems from multiple points of view
Creative thinking and the ability to combine various approaches to find innovative business solutions
An appreciation for a variety of classic and emerging management and communication theories and the ability to apply that specific knowledge to practical settings
Hear Catherine Whittaker ('11) talk about how what she learned in the program was directly applicable to her job.