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98 Master of Art Programs in Communication

Many students decide to pursue an MA in Communication in order to gain a higher level of skills in a competitive field. This advanced degree is associated with a superior skill set of research and presentation in business communications. What is an MA in Communication?  A Master of Arts in Communication is a postgraduate degree that provides students advanced research, writing, and presenting… Read more

Many students decide to pursue an MA in Communication in order to gain a higher level of skills in a competitive field. This advanced degree is associated with a superior skill set of research and presentation in business communications.

What is an MA in Communication?  A Master of Arts in Communication is a postgraduate degree that provides students advanced research, writing, and presenting skills. Students will typically investigate topics based on a broad range of course subject matters that will apply their academic experience to their careers. Students learn the best methods to gather the data and present the applicable results in writing and in public speaking. The education students receive in the process of earning this degree readies them for a variety of business relations positions.

Courses such as strategy, organizational behavior, and information technologies offer several areas of concentration depending on a student’s career interests. Through research, organization of material, and presentation of results that use methods tailored toward the course subject and related career trajectory, students develop expertise that places them in the top ranks of their peers in the business communications fields.

The length of time it takes to complete coursework towards this advanced degree varies based on the different requirements of individual programs, and as a result the cost varies across institutions. Prospective students should check with each institution to get a clear vision of the cost in time and tuition required to complete the program.

The knowledge and experience gained is relevant to a variety of managerial communications fields, such as marketing, public relations, and organizational communications.  Students use their degrees to enter public relations for companies, becoming the public spokesperson for the organization. They may write or present responses to inquiries, answer media questions live, or craft information releases. Marketing opportunities also use communication skills; students use their research and presentation skills to create messages. Communicating messages effectively is needed in positions within organizations, as well.

Prospective students can find the right institution to pursue their degree by searching our extensive database of schools and compare coursework, location, and cost to their needs and career goals. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Queens University of Charlotte Online
Charlotte , USA

The online Master of Arts in Communication at Queens University of Charlotte pairs proven principles, tools, and tactics with new and emerging media trends.

The online Master of Arts in Communication at Queens University of Charlotte pairs proven principles, tools, and tactics with new and emerging media trends. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
Sacred Heart University Online
Fairfield , USA

With a focus on theory and practice, Sacred Heart University's 100% online Master's in Strategic Communications and Public Relations program will help you gain the knowledge a ... +

With a focus on theory and practice, Sacred Heart University's 100% online Master's in Strategic Communications and Public Relations program will help you gain the knowledge and experience you need to advance your career in as little as two years on a flexible, part-time schedule. This innovative program prepares you to meet the demands of a dynamic media landscape by giving you the professional skills to communicate effectively across a variety of platforms. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington , USA

The Master of Arts in Communication offers practical and applied knowledge, taught by the social scientists who study effective communication and the practitioners who use it. ... +

The Master of Arts in Communication offers practical and applied knowledge, taught by the social scientists who study effective communication and the practitioners who use it. Electives engage students by having them tackle real-life communication issues, develop usable communication skills, and build a strong portfolio. And industry experts bring real-world lessons, experience, and best practices in the classroom. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 

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Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Saint Ives , United Kingdom

Acquire the confidence and strategic planning skills needed to work in the rapidly evolving global marketing, branding and digital communications industry. You will graduate a ... +

Acquire the confidence and strategic planning skills needed to work in the rapidly evolving global marketing, branding and digital communications industry. You will graduate as a forward-looking marketing professional, ready to embrace change on a global scale. You will have the ability to adapt to whatever new ways of doing business and new approaches to marketing and digital communications emerge during your career. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
23 Jan 2021
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston , USA

Zone in on the intersection of business, advertising and communication through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications. I ... +

Zone in on the intersection of business, advertising and communication through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications. In an affordable, flexible format, you'll prepare for leadership roles in marketing, communication, journalism, media, advertising, public relations, social media. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Groningen
Groningen , Netherlands

Are you interested in information and communication processes? Then you should choose one of the tracks of this Master's degree program. In the MA in Communication & Infor ... +

Are you interested in information and communication processes? Then you should choose one of the tracks of this Master's degree program. In the MA in Communication & Information Studies, you can choose between different tracks that focus on communication: Communication Studies, Computer Communication, Communication and Education, Information Science, and Digital Humanities. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English, Dutch
01 Sep 2021
01 May 2021
Campus
 
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
San Francisco , USA

The Master of Arts in Professional Communication (MAPC) provides the knowledge and training for superior oral, written, and visual communication skills. Our program is designe ... +

The Master of Arts in Professional Communication (MAPC) provides the knowledge and training for superior oral, written, and visual communication skills. Our program is designed for people who seek the techniques and knowledge required to be communication specialists in a wide range of fields in an ever-shifting 21st-century workplace. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Bath Spa University
Bath , United Kingdom

This is a practical Master’s course for photographers, illustrators and graphic designers. We encourage you to work independently and collaboratively while learning a shared v ... +

This is a practical Master’s course for photographers, illustrators and graphic designers. We encourage you to work independently and collaboratively while learning a shared visual language. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht , Netherlands

The Intercultural Communication Master’s programme teaches you how to approach linguistic and cultural diversity in various, international, contexts. It is implementation-orie ... +

The Intercultural Communication Master’s programme teaches you how to approach linguistic and cultural diversity in various, international, contexts. It is implementation-oriented, interdisciplinary, international and multilingual. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of New York in Prague (UNYP)
Prague , Czech Republic

With increasing communication possibilities, a crucial question that concerns both organizations and individuals is one of strategy. Just having the tools at one’s disposal, d ... +

With increasing communication possibilities, a crucial question that concerns both organizations and individuals is one of strategy. Just having the tools at one’s disposal, does not result in effective communication, it is the understanding of the choices of channels that help organizations and people to achieve their goals. -
MA MA
Full-time
English
Campus
Online
 
American University Online
Washington , USA

American University's online Master's in Strategic Communications program teaches you to plan strategic campaigns, craft persuasive messages, and effectively target different ... +

American University's online Master's in Strategic Communications program teaches you to plan strategic campaigns, craft persuasive messages, and effectively target different audiences. -
MA
Part-time
20 months
English
Online
 
Plymouth College of Art
Plymouth , United Kingdom

MA by Research is an exciting opportunity for you to study at Masters level in the dynamic and transdisciplinary arts environment of the college, whilst following an area of y ... +

MA by Research is an exciting opportunity for you to study at Masters level in the dynamic and transdisciplinary arts environment of the college, whilst following an area of your own creative interest under the supervision of specialist academic staff. MA by Research runs for two years (part-time) and enables students to explore aspects of knowledge at the forefront of an academic or professional discipline, with research areas negotiated with you on application. Your final submission will be by written thesis and is differentiated from our other practice-led MA courses, with a stronger focus on written outcomes. Core specialisms include all academic areas currently offered through the Schools of Art + Media; Design + Communication; and Cultural + Critical Studies. -
MA
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Ural Federal University
Yekaterinburg , Russia

The main goal of the program – is to train universal specialists in the field of international communications who will be able to work successfully in any field – business, go ... +

The main goal of the program – is to train universal specialists in the field of international communications who will be able to work successfully in any field – business, government organizations, the non-profit sector, education, etc. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
30 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Munich , Germany +1 More

Study a Master of Arts in Media and Communication Management. This M.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campuses in Munich and Berlin, Germany.

Study a Master of Arts in Media and Communication Management. This M.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campuses in Munich and Berlin, Germany. -
MA MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Mar 2021
15 Feb 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Link Campus University
Rome , Italy

The Course in Technologies and Languages of Communication favors an in-depth study on the designing and implementation of innovative contents, products and services applicable ... +

The Course in Technologies and Languages of Communication favors an in-depth study on the designing and implementation of innovative contents, products and services applicable to digital communication. Master graduates in Interaction Design are also apt to hold high-responsibility functions in the management of teams dealing with the development of applications, games, and innovative services with a relevant technological component, with promotion and marketing activities vis-à-vis digital products and with the assessment of users’ experience in digital/interactive contexts. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
25 Oct 2021
31 Jul 2021
Campus
 

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