Program Overview

Students who earn the Master of Arts in Communications Management are able to advance their current positions or open themselves up to a greater amount of employment opportunities. This particular graduate degree is designed for students who have an undergraduate background in a communication related field. Participants may earn their master’s degree by completing a total of 36 credit hours. Upon completion, students may be eligible to hold management positions within a variety of environments. This program consists of core course and elective coursework. Elective courses allow students to customize their education to meet their individual interests. Students may choose from a wide variety of elective course topics to add to their curriculum.

The MA in Communications Management generally focuses on communication in mass media and culture. Students will learn how communication is heavily influenced by media and culture. This knowledge is combined with communication strategies, organizational communications, and other principles of communication in order to provide students with a well rounded education. Graduates may be employed in businesses, organizations, government agencies, and health care organizations. These individuals must be able to speak effectively, write clearly, think critically, interpret information, and synthesize information. While employed, individuals may find themselves working independently or in teams. Both settings require time management and skills in teamwork.

All courses for this program are available online for students who wish to complete all coursework from home. Students who pursue the distance learning format of this program must be highly motivated to complete a large amount of coursework and meet program deadlines.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Webster University is a non-profit, private university that was established in 1915. Weber University was originally founded as Loretto College, by the Sisters of Loretto, and was a Catholic women’s college. Today, the school operates as a co-educational, independent, non-denominational university. The educational programs at WU have a liberal arts foundation and aim to prepare students for the real world. Webster University is a global institution that provides aims to provide high quality learning opportunities that prepare students for individual excellence.

    Webster offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the following colleges and schools:

    • College of Arts & Sciences
    • George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology
    • Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts
    • School of Education
    • School of Communications

    WU has an online program that allows full and part time undergraduate and graduate students to take individual classes, or pursue a degree online. Undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates can be earned online.


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