The Next Step in Your Communications Career.
Developing and employing clear, concise and strategic communication is a critical skill in the business world, and the online master's degree in Communications Management from Webster enables you to take your career and business to the next level. The Master of Arts (MA) degree in Communications Management is intended for aspiring young professionals or mid-career managers working in or transitioning to a communications field. This program is designed to include courses from both Media Communications and Business Management to create a distinctive profile for graduates entering or advancing in the job market.
Our graduate programs fit busy working professional schedules, and students can still work 40-hour weeks.
Our award-winning faculty combines scholarship with real-world professional experience.
What you learn in the classroom you can use the next day at work.
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MA in Communications Management
You'll learn how to manage projects within a communications framework, communicate with upper management, present solutions to communications problems, work with creative and technical experts, apply strategies and tactics in implementing communications programs and adapt and integrate new skills as technology changes.
MA in Communications Management
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“The Communications Management program allowed me to get a feeling of what it would really be like to work in the media industry, and the curriculum was focused on the professional skills that I needed.”
BA in Media Studies '18, MA in Communications Management '20
Alumni Success and Job Outlook
Communication Management graduates qualify for leadership positions, like director of corporate communication or public affairs in the business sector, director of public advocacy campaigns for a nonprofit or nongovernmental organization, and independent consultants and trainers.
- Jobs for public relations and fundraising managers are predicted to increase 13% through 2030. As of May 2021, the median pay was $119,860 per year (U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics).
- Jobs for advertising, promotions, and marketing managers are predicted to increase 10% through 2023. As of May 2021, the median annual wage for advertising and promotions managers was $127,150; for marketing managers, median annual pay was $135,030 (U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics).
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The School of Communications complex houses a state-of-the-art media production and education facility, meeting industry standards, and including unique, first-in-the-region technologies and capabilities. Studio facilities include an audio and video production/recording suite, sound stage, workshop space, photography studio, gallery, animation, game design, and video post-production labs as well as flexible teaching spaces.
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