University of Miami School of Communication is launching its first online master’s program in January 2016. The UOnline Master of Arts in Communication Studies will be taught by the world-renowned faculty of the School of Communication, in a flexible, online format. Offering a challenging curriculum, the program is geared toward working professionals who want to pursue a career in communication or earn an advanced degree.
“In this program students will study conflict resolution, group decision making, relationship management, persuasion, and much more in courses designed for people who understand that mastering the art and science of communication is key to leadership development,” says Dean of the School of Communication, Gregory J. Shepherd.
The UOnline Master of Arts in Communication Studies is designed to build oral, written, critical thinking, and research skills. The 36-credit program can be completed in 24 months, leading to a Master of Arts in Communication Studies. Graduates of the program can expect to gain a competitive edge in the workplace by improving their communication and leadership skills in the contexts of interpersonal, intercultural, and organizational communication.
Applications for the UOnline Master of Arts in Communication Studies program are now being accepted. Scholarships are available for qualified applicants. For more information, please visit www.miami.edu/online or call 888.926.6968 to speak to one of our advisers. The program is pending approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and the University of Miami Faculty Senate.