88 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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Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communication
Hong Kong

The Programme approaches communication at the individual, organizational and societal levels with a focus on communication in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Taiwan. Attention ... +

The Programme approaches communication at the individual, organizational and societal levels with a focus on communication in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Taiwan. Attention is also paid to the impact of changing media technologies. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Bryant University
Smithfield, USA

This program will enable you to start an exciting career, enhance your abilities, or make a complete career change.

This program will enable you to start an exciting career, enhance your abilities, or make a complete career change. -
MA
Full-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
Seton Hall University College of Communication and the Arts
South Orange, USA

The Digital Communication and Communication Technologies track focuses on communication in corporations, organizations and human relations. In this track, students investigate ... +

The Digital Communication and Communication Technologies track focuses on communication in corporations, organizations and human relations. In this track, students investigate relationships in digital communication, society, and culture in current, real-world cases, including the examination of tech-device usage cases and applications for practice in personal and professional contexts. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
New England College
USA Online, USA

The New England College Master of Arts (MA) in Professional Writing is an accelerated 12-month online program that provides individualized student-centered instruction focused ... +

The New England College Master of Arts (MA) in Professional Writing is an accelerated 12-month online program that provides individualized student-centered instruction focused on new and traditional writing-based media. -
MA
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Washington, USA

The Master of Arts in Global Communication is offered jointly by GW's Elliott School of International Affairs and Columbian College of Arts and Sciences' School of Media and P ... +

The Master of Arts in Global Communication is offered jointly by GW's Elliott School of International Affairs and Columbian College of Arts and Sciences' School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA). -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
13 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Emerson College
Boston, USA

Our Strategic Marketing Communication program prepares graduates for a diverse range of careers in marketing and communications on both the agency side and the client side, gi ... +

Our Strategic Marketing Communication program prepares graduates for a diverse range of careers in marketing and communications on both the agency side and the client side, giving you the unique capacity to apply your marketing skills in virtually any industry worldwide. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
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
 
Southern New Hampshire University
Manchester, USA

Technological advances present an exciting opportunity for a new type of communication professional who can transmit messages effectively in a globalized society. The Master o ... +

Technological advances present an exciting opportunity for a new type of communication professional who can transmit messages effectively in a globalized society. The Master of Communication seeks to prepare students with the knowledge and skills that are most relevant to a wide variety of professions and organizations. -
MA
Part-time
10 weeks
Spanish
21 Jan 2020
16 Jan 2020
Online
 
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, USA +1 More

The Master of Professional Communications and Leadership is designed to further professional development through coursework in written and verbal communications skills, critic ... +

The Master of Professional Communications and Leadership is designed to further professional development through coursework in written and verbal communications skills, critical thinking, and leadership. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
13 Jan 2020
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
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
Mar 2020
15 Feb 2020
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
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Communication Program in the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication now offers a Master of Arts in Communication Management.

The Communication Program in the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication now offers a Master of Arts in Communication Management. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Syracuse University - College of Visual and Performing Arts
Syracuse, USA

The graduate program in communication and rhetorical studies (CRS) provides a vibrant and dynamic environment for students hoping to pursue further study in communication stud ... +

The graduate program in communication and rhetorical studies (CRS) provides a vibrant and dynamic environment for students hoping to pursue further study in communication studies. Our program has a strong academic research focus and is ideal if you plan to go on to pursue doctoral-level education. -
MA
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The American University of Paris
Paris, France

The Master of Arts in Global Communications (MAGC) is a three-semester, 48-credit degree that can be completed in one calendar year. This cutting-edge program offers a balance ... +

The Master of Arts in Global Communications (MAGC) is a three-semester, 48-credit degree that can be completed in one calendar year. This cutting-edge program offers a balance between solid intellectual preparation in communications and hands-on professional training with international experts. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York, USA

In this master of arts program, you’ll examine global and digital media and culture, and prepare for a career in fields such as media, technology, academia, law, government, a ... +

In this master of arts program, you’ll examine global and digital media and culture, and prepare for a career in fields such as media, technology, academia, law, government, and non-profit work. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
Sep 2020
01 Feb 2020
Campus