Master of Arts in Communication
The M.A. program in Communication provides a broad foundation of theory and models of application to prepare students for leadership in the areas of integrated marketing and organizational communication.
Benefits: When you complete your degree, you will be able to apply the theories underlying the use of social media, crisis communication, and change management to authentic problems and cases.
Skills: You will be able to demonstrate a working understanding and application of the tools of digital, visual, and verbal communication
Quality and Convenience: At QU, we realize that you’re investing more than tuition dollars. Your time is valuable, and we’ve designed the new degree with that in mind. Our 30-credit-hour (10-course) program allows you to complete required courses in five semesters, and intensive summer sessions are included.
Growth potential: The QU master’s degree program was launched in 2012 to provide the critical link between theory and practice for today’s communication professional. Strategic communication across a variety of platforms is critical to the growth and health of all types of businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
Job opportunities: The curriculum is designed to promote professional development in such careers as public and community relations, marketing communication, business communication, and electronic communication. Chances are, your chosen career requires mission-critical communication at a high level of proficiency, and more than ever, success is riding on your clarity, precision, persuasiveness, and grace of expression.
QU brings to this new endeavor, decades of success in preparing undergraduates for diverse careers and the distinctive benefits of a Franciscan approach to education. Our philosophy ensures that you will experience personalized instruction with a focus on your goals and needs. Our curriculum is based on a Franciscan model of communication that promotes servant-leadership, integrity, and respect for each individual.