Lead Effective Communication Across Industries with the Strategic Communication Master’s Degree
Strategic communication impacts every field, which is why it’s one of the world’s fastest-growing professions. Encompassing public relations, integrated marketing communication, organizational communication, and organizational, social, and political advocacy, the industry offers vast opportunities for professionals who are passionate about shaping effective communication. Further your knowledge and skills in the field and prepare to lead as a creative problem-solver and strategic communicator in a variety of settings with Azusa Pacific’s Online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication degree.
Virtually every industry needs professionals to help companies communicate effectively and break through the noise. Take a look at some of the top strategic communication jobs.
Cultivate the Skills Employers Value Most
Adapting to an ever-changing communication landscape requires effective communicators with the ability to think critically and creatively. Whether you’re crafting impactful messages, developing a rebrand strategy, or using the latest tools and technology to shape an innovative communication plan, the strategic communication master’s degree program offers relevant coursework and hands-on projects that allow you to hone and expand your skills.
Learning alongside experienced faculty, you’ll examine the field from a Christian perspective, focusing on the highest ethical standards in effective stakeholder communication. Graduate equipped to lead with excellence in the field.
- Learn from faculty who bring industry experience and connections into the classroom.
- Benefit from the integration of a Christian worldview with a focus on developing ethical practitioners.
- Develop your skills in creative and strategic messaging, multimedia content development, and social and digital media use and analytics.
- Apply your knowledge and experience as you work with real-world clients.
Meet the Program Director
“I love strategic communication because it is the perfect blend of jobs I have had—marketing, advertising, and public relations. It spans nearly every industry and requires research, strategy, writing, candor, and wit. Everyone encounters it in their daily lives, and when it is done well, they actually appreciate it.”
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Designed to Support Working Adults
Whether you’re already working in the industry or looking to transition careers, the strategic communication master’s program is offered entirely online, giving you the convenience and flexibility you need to integrate graduate school with work and life responsibilities.
With five entry points, you can apply at anytime to start the program. Courses are offered in eight-week sessions. Part-time and full-time options are available, allowing you to complete the program at a pace that works for you.