Syracuse University

900 South Crouse Ave., Syracuse, NY 13244

Program Details

Syracuse University offers the online Master of Science in Communications with a specialization in Adverstising. Students will explore research, strategies and practices essential to creating successful advertising campaigns. The core classes will examine fundamental topics such as multimedia storytelling, content marketing and social media. Students will specifically focus on the emergence of digital advertising with coursework that looks at analyzing competition, building a brand identity and position, defining markets and recognizing successful creative performance. 

Career opportunities with this degree include:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Creative boutiques
  • Brand consulting
  • Corporate marketing departments
  • Strategic marketing companies
  • Social media companies

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      Mostly Online
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    Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution with a cumulative GPA of B (3.0) or higher. GRE & GMAT scores are not required for admission, but applicants may submit official scores if they feel it will benefit their application. International applicants must submit TOEFL scores and complete a video interview. Must attend two immersion experiences during the course of your studies. A completed application must include the following: Online application, Application fee, Resume, Personal statement, Transcripts, Letters of recommendation.

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    Middle States Commission on Higher Education


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