Master of Science in Communication Management
Thinking about an advanced degree in communication or management? How about combining the two? The University of North Florida offers a Master of Science in Communication Management. Collaborating with a variety of other colleges and departments on campus, the M.S. in Communication Management allows you, the student, to customize your degree to the field you prefer. Courses are offered in the evenings, and some are online, for your convenience. Students choose between a thesis or non-thesis option. And GRE scores are not required to enroll.
Learn about the M.S. in Communication Management in this video and online information session.
What can you do with a master's in Communication Management?
The M.S. in Communication Management focuses on leadership management in the communication field, such as at public relations firms, advertising agencies, media outlets and production companies. Graduates can also find employment in leadership positions at government agencies, healthcare companies and corporate communication departments. Demand for communication managers is growing significantly. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projections, the next 10 years will see a 9% increase in management jobs related to advertising, promotions, and marketing, and a 7% increase in management jobs in public relations and fundraising. In addition, the M.S. in Communication Management will prepares students for doctoral programs for those who want to further their education.
How does the Department of Communication help you with your career goals?
We offer three opportunities outside of our curriculum to interact with the area's top communication managers. Every October the department hosts Media Week, which is an event that allows you to network with communication managers and get advice from them. Each February the department holds an Internship + Job Fair, which includes communication companies from around the region. In addition, we offer a mentor program with communication managers in advertising, public relations, journalism and production.
How much does a master's degree cost?
The M.S. in Communication Management is competitive in program costs with other universities in the state of Florida. The cost is $493.68 per credit hour for Florida residents and $1,044.42 per credit hour for non-Florida residents.