Strategic communication: Online master’s degree
Master of arts in journalism with an emphasis in strategic communication (MA)
- Program type: Master’s degree
- Academic home: School of Journalism
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission
- Delivery mode: Blended, one campus visit required
- Credit hours: 37
- Estimated program cost: $31,403.01*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Get the degree you deserve
The online master’s degree in strategic communication from MU will help you learn to think critically and to develop strategies for communication problems. If you have three or more years of professional experience in a journalism or strategic communication-related field and want to employ evidence-based decision-making to create strategies and tactics that accomplish organizational or client goals, this may be the degree for you.
Program structure and topics
Delivery of this program is blended; one on-campus seminar held in the fall is required, but individuals may elect to attend up to three times.
Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester and finish in two to three years.
Course work covers
- Interactive advertising
- Strategic communication planning
- Mass communication
- Media business models
- Public relations
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This program is administered by the School of Journalism.