Convey organizational expertise to the public
This master’s degree is designed to serve professionals seeking career advancement in a variety of fields. Through the program, students not only gain fundamental knowledge of communication theory and research, but they also gain specialized skills for translating organizational expertise to the public. Graduates of this program are equipped with the expertise to craft nuanced and detailed messages that will strengthen the relationship between their organization and the public.
Students will choose between an internship experience or a thesis depending on their professional and academic goals.
Prerequisites: assessment of undergraduate transcripts; Submission of a letter of intent outlining the interests and goals of the candidate for obtaining a degree in public communication, Submission of a professional curriculum vitae
Benefits of a Masters
A graduate degree helps you advance your career by qualifying you for higher positions with additional leadership opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary of master’s degree graduates is 16% higher than that of undergraduate degree graduates.