Communication MA | Queens University of Charlotte

MA in Communication

Take Your First Step Toward Your Masters in Communication.


Knight School of Communication

School of Communication

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Navigate our hyper-connected society with an M.A. in Communication.

With small class sizes to ensure individualized attention, two essential specializations, and the option to earn your degree in as few as 18 months, Queens’ Master’s in Communication program provides professionals in all industries with foundational communication theory and practical, hands-on skills to become engaged citizens, advocates and leaders in their communities.

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on-campus, online or hybrid
18 Mos.
Typical duration
Total credits

Program Advantages

Flexible Programs

Choose the modality for your coursework: on-campus, online or hybrid. Our small class sizes will allow you to develop relationships with peers and professors regardless of modality.

Stackable Coursework

Enroll in our 30-credit-hour Master of Arts in Communication program, OR enroll in one of our certificate programs: Strategic Communication or Organizational Communication. Each certificate is 15 credit hours, and they can be stacked together to earn the 30-credit M.A. in Communications.

Customized Schedule

Courses are eight weeks and are offered throughout the year, allowing you to complete coursework on your own time schedule.

Visit our admissions requirements, tuition information, scholarship, and graduate assistantship opportunities.

The M.A. in Communication

In the M.A. in Communication 30-credit degree, students take 12 credit hours of core requirements plus an additional 18 credit hours selected from specializations or electives. In the certificate pathway, students may take either certificate as a standalone program, and combine them to earn the Master’s.

Distinguish Yourself with an M.A. in Communication

Students in the M.A. in Communication program acquire transferable skills that prepare them to succeed in a hyper-connected global society. Our graduates are well-positioned for success in a wide variety of fields and industries such as:

  • Marketing   
  • Public relations
  • Sports organizations  
  • Entertainment
  • Media and journalism 
  • Digital branding and social media
  • Health care and hospitals  
  • Consulting
  • Community affairs and development 
  • Leadership & Organizational Development
  • Higher education

Featured Faculty, Students and Alumni

Rachel Roe
Rachel Roe '21, Marketing Manager, Ford Motor Co.
"Queens’ program has been a life-changing experience for me. Each class I have taken has pushed me out of my comfort zone, and allowed me to assess the critical role that communication plays in every aspect of the human experience.”
Dr. Carole Isom-Barnes
"The program changed the trajectory of my life as an alum and now as a faculty member. My eyes were opened with a new lens of examining communications in our workplaces, in our families, and in every aspect of engagement."
Rami Kuseybi
Rami Kuseybi '21, Content Marketer, Warby Parker, Vishion
“The Master of Arts in Communication program at Queens is wonderful – I love the connections with professors and small class size. I feel like I’m valued in and out of the classroom.”

Connect With Us

We can meet with you one-on-one, set up a class visit, or connect you with an alumnus/a.

Schedule a visit, an online information session, or let us answer your questions at

Jakita Cofer

Jakita Cofer 
Director of Graduate Admissions and Student Support

Elizabeth Henderson

Dr. Carolyn Lagoe
Director of Graduate Studies

Additionally, you can request more information on the online program.

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