Master of Arts in

Professional Communication


Three Intakes a Year.

Next: Jan. 9 and May 15, 2023

Master the Art of Communication.

The Master of Arts in Professional Communication (MAPC) at the University of Findlay teaches advanced oral, written, and digital communication skills. This fully-online program equips current and future professionals in business, health care leadership, and nonprofit organizations with tools crucial for ongoing professional development.

With an emphasis on meeting the needs of working professionals, courses are designed to use and enhance the skills and responsibilities students bring into classes. Ideal candidates for this program are professionals who want to retool skills to prepare for advancement, anyone who wants to sharpen communication techniques, or those who need to incorporate effective means for digital communication in their careers.

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    $540/credit hour x 30 credit hours = $16,200 total tuition

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    Complete in 2 Years

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    Customize your classwork to corespond with your work projects

    Current work projects count toward course assignments

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    Competitive teaching assistantships are available

Admission Requirements

  • 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 program to be fully admitted to the program.
  • Take the GRE General Test and have a Verbal Reasoning test score of 460/151 or above. Applicants with 3 or more years of professional work experience and an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale may be eligible for exemption from the GRE requirement.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with the possible exception of first-professional doctorate-degree holders, specifically when no baccalaureate degree was offered (e.g., PharmD, etc.).
  • Submit an application.

Students whose native language is not English and who have not graduated from an English speaking university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or Canada must meet the previously listed admissions conditions, plus submit an English language test score.  Students will be either directly admitted or conditionally admitted based on their English language test score.  Visit the International Admissions website for more information.

Example of Courses

COMM 501 | Ethical Development and Promotion of Organizational Culture

COMM 502 | Persuasion and Public Opinion

COMM 503 | Strategic Communication

COMM 504 | Digital Media and Communication Campaigns

COMM 505 | Communication Research Methods and Data Collection

COMM 551 | Topics in Identity Management

Preparing You For an In-Demand Job Market

Public Relations


Real Estate


Public Speaking


Management/Leadership Roles