M.Sc. On Campus

Global Strategic Communication

Loyola University Chicago

24 months
1033 USD/credit 18594 USD/year
1033 USD/credit 18594 USD/year
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Global Strategic Communication from Loyola University Chicago was born from those insights and aligns with the realities of today’s fast-changing communication environment and globalized world.


Global Strategic Communication from Loyola University Chicago is a professionally focused, interdisciplinary, non-thesis program designed to prepare graduates for successful careers in public relations, advertising, digital and social media, corporate communication, marketing and related fields.  


  • Communication director in a corporation, nonprofit organization, startup or government agency
  • Manager, coordinator or executive at a public relations or advertising agency
  • Marketing communicator
  • Brand strategist
  • Account planner
  • Media buyer
  • Working internationally as a professional communicator
  • Owning a strategic communication agency

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Strategic Communication
  • Organizational Leadership and Change Management
  • Strategic Communication Research Methods
  • Strategic Communication Ethics and Law
  • Communication Content Mining and Analytics
  • Campaign Development
  • Topics in Global Strategic Communication
  • Writing for Strategic Communication
  • Global and Multicultural Audiences and Stakeholders
  • Corporate Communication
  • Nonprofit Communication
  • Public Affairs and Issues Management
  • Crisis and Risk Communication
  • Business to Business Communication
  • Strategic Communication Internship
  • Communication Content Mining and Analytics
  • Media Relations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A statement of purpose that explains why they are interested in the program and how they expect to benefit professionally from it. 
  • A current resume.
  • Two letters of recommendation sent directly by professional or academic references.
  • Official transcripts of undergraduate coursework (and any previous graduate coursework) and the degree(s) conferred. 
  • A Completed Application Form
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • A writing sample. 
  • Results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or GMAT taken within the previous five years and sent directly from the testing service. (The GRE or GMAT is waived for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or better or five or more years of relevant professional experience, and for current undergraduate students in, and degree-holding alumni of, Loyola University Chicago’s School of Communication).
  • Non-native English language speakers are also required to demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1033 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1033 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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