Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
University of Akron

Program Details

Clear communication is a vital skill in a wide range of careers. Students in the Master of Arts in Strategic Communication will learn how to use their skills in the contexts of healthcare, crisis management, corporate branding, social media presence, and more.

Learn how to strategically create and manage messaging for your organization. With this online communication degree, you will gain knowledge and skills in data storytelling, social media analytics, data analysis, and multimedia production. The program seeks to connect theory to practice so graduates are prepared to become skilled and adaptable communicators.

Graduates can use this degree in areas such as:

  • Healthcare
  • Public relations
  • Marketing
  • Political consulting
  • Media outlets
  • Nonprofit organizations

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Akron is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires an undergraduate degree in communications or closely related degree