Master of Science in Communication
Walden University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Communication from Walden University is designed to give students a professional edge in the industry.  This online master’s degree in communication is based on current communication practices and theories and teaches students to apply communication theories and principles effectively.  Courses offer real-world scenarios and projects, helping students learn how to effectively develop, execute, and measure integrated communication strategies using both traditional and innovative methods.  You will learn to craft compelling messages for audiences at the local, national, and global levels and to translate that message into different media while ensuring that you practice ethically.  Graduates are able to:

  • Critically analyze media from producer and consumer perspectives
  • Use appropriate media to attain desired results
  • Understand how the regulatory environment impacts the communication field
  • Evaluate communication plans and activities
  • Implement plans and activities that will achieve organizational goals
  • Use the creative process to solve organizational issues

Walden’s online communication degree program offers an embedded Graduate Certificate in Communication after the first four courses.


  • Must have a bachelor's degree or higher
  • Completed online application and transcripts
  • Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island