M.A. On Campus


Drury University

18 months
462 USD/credit
462 USD/credit
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The Communication program from Drury University blends theoretical understanding of ethical and effective communication principles with cutting-edge knowledge of new communication technologies and social media. 


A master’s in Communication at Drury University prepares professionals for the role of communication director, public relations manager, communications strategist, writer/editor, and other positions requiring expertise in leadership, strategic planning, message development, digital communication, audience insights, organizational culture and integrated brand management. 


  • Select an emphasis: Integrated Marketing Communications or Organizational Leadership & Change.
  • 30 credit hours, (10 courses) six of which are customizable electives.
  • Two or three-year completion options. Can be completed in as few as 18 months.
  • Courses include a mix of evening (seated), blended (seated & online), and fully online formats in 8- or 16- week intervals.
  • Degree may be completed 100% online via a mix of synchronous (i.e. live Zoom meetings) and asynchronous (traditional online) delivery methods. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication
  • Communication & Ethics
  • Public Relations & Corporate Writing
  • Organizational Communication
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Strategic Issues Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Drury Students - We will add your official Drury University transcript to your file for you. You do not need to send it to us. 
  • For program specific GPA requirements, visit the Graduate Academic Catalog.
  • International Student Transcript Evaluation - Evaluation of all post-secondary education transcripts documented by a recognized international credential evaluator, e.g., World Education Services, Inc. ( or Educational Credential Evaluators ( Evaluation must be submitted in terms of U.S. semester credits, grade equivalents, grade point average, and authentication of documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    462 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    462 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Springfield

1000 - 1500 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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