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Online Master’s in Communication Studies at St. Mary’s

Communication is central to human endeavors, and the online Master of Arts in Communication Studies connects students to great experiences and opportunities. Our graduates enjoy success in a range of communication professions and fields, including digital media production, public relations, organizational development and communication theory. 

The curriculum extends from strengthening written and oral mastery to laying the foundation for advanced work in communication research. 

Program of Study

The 30-credit-hour Master of Arts in Communication Studies is offered online and has two concentrations: Communication Studies and Digital Media. 

The Digital Media Concentration focuses on fields such as media, digital communication, digital analysis, and digital design and production, and combines theory and practice to help students understand not only the field but the tools and technologies necessary to be successful in these fields. 

The Communication Studies Concentration provides a comprehensive understanding of the diverse facets of communication such as interpersonal communication and strategic communication and equips students with the knowledge and analytical tools needed to navigate the complexities of modern communication in an ever-evolving global landscape. 

  • Online Education

    The Master of Arts in Communication Studies at St. Mary’s can be completed fully online.

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Concentrations: Digital Media and Communication Studies

What can I do with a master’s in Communication Studies?

Career Opportunities

  • Journalism 
  • Marketing 
  • Public relations 
  • Social media and content creation 
  • Video production 
  • Digital media 
  • Education 
  • Technical communication 


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