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Strategic Communication

La Salle University

12 months
Duration
855 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
855 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
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About

You can complete in just one year the  M.A. in Strategic Communication program from La Salle University . You start one summer with your B.A. and are graduating with your M.A. at the end of the next summer. Students in this program are expected to make a one-year commitment to coursework in order to advance their communication skills to the M.A. level in just one year.

Overview

Our One-Year M.A. graduates have had proven success in finding new jobs and starting new careers after completing their M.A. Strategic Communication degree in just one year. La Salle University's graduates have landed new advanced-level positions in public relations, marketing positions, social media management and advertising with Philadelphia-area organizations.

Learning outcomes:

  • Articulate connections between relevant communication theory, skills, and coursework with authentic learning experiences;
  • Discern ethical dilemmas within communication contexts and evaluate using ethical reasoning;
  • Prepare and present oral and written presentations with attention to specific audiences and situations;
  • Articulate connections between relevant communication theory, skills, and coursework with authentic learning experiences;
  • Apply theory and/or research to justify conclusions, decisions, and/or recommendations;
  • Apply theory and/or research to justify conclusions, decisions, and/or recommendations;
  • Discern ethical dilemmas within communication contexts and evaluate using ethical reasoning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Communication Theory
  • Professional Communication Ethics
  • Effective Presentations
  • Proposal Writing
  • Strategic Communication Research
  • Integrated Marketing Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a free online application:  The Application for Admission
  • A professional résumé.
  • Evidence of successful academic achievement in completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education (typically an official transcript). 
  • For individuals whose undergraduate GPA is below 3.25, two letters of recommendation from previous professors and/or supervisors who can attest to the students’ motivation and ability to succeed in graduate studies.
  • An interview with the Graduate Academic Advisor by phone or in-person.
  • Please provide a brief personal statement (about 500 words) describing your reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in Strategic Communication at La Salle University. We are interested in reading about your career experiences and goals in the statement. 
  •  International students must possess the equivalent of a 4-year bachelor’s degree and provide official TOEFL or IELTS examination scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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