Master of Arts in

Professional Communication

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Advance Your Communication Skills

In Findlay’s fully online Master of Arts in Professional Communication, you will learn and practice a wide variety of advanced communication skills. A corporate communications M.A. will prepare you to serve any organization’s communication needs with professionalism and sophistication, from creating digital and social media to managing interpersonal communication and conflicts.

Our program’s unique design allows you to incorporate the work from your current work projects into your coursework. Many courses allow you to propose projects you can use directly in your current field, or help you prepare for a career change.

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    $16,200 total tuition

    $540/credit hour x 30 credit hours

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    Complete in 2 Years

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    Customize your classwork to correspond with your work projects

    Current work projects count toward course assignments


Sample Courses

Our communication master’s degree includes a variety of courses designed to support your career goals, such as:

COMM 501 – Ethical Development and Promotion of Organizational Culture
COMM 502 – Persuasion and Public Opinion
COMM 503 – Strategic Communication in the Digital Age
COMM 504 – Digital Media and Communication Campaigns
COMM 505 – Communication Research Methods and Data Collection

Upcoming Start Dates

  • Summer: May 13, 2024
  • Fall: August 19, 2024
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Admission Requirements

  • Submit an application form.
  • Submit official transcripts, which can be in the form of attested credentials from a University-recognized document verification agency, of all college-level work. Transcripts should show the candidate possesses a baccalaureate degree from a University-recognized accredited institution, except for first-professional doctorate-degree holders, specifically when no baccalaureate degree was offered (e.g., PharmD, etc.). Students should have a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or have a minimum cumulative graduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from a previous master’s degree. This includes classes from all institutions attended. Students who have a 2.75 cumulative undergraduate or graduate grade point average may be considered for conditional admission, but must attain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in the first nine hours of the Master of Arts in Professional Communication (MAPC) program to be fully admitted.

If your native language is not English and you have not graduated from an English speaking university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or Canada, you must also submit an English language test score. You will be either directly admitted or conditionally admitted based on your English language test score. Visit the international admissions website for more information.