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Professional Studies in Strategic Communications

Penn State World Campus

Master Online
12 months
Duration
924 USD/credit
924 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

In this Professional Studies in Strategic Communications program from Penn State World Campus you will learn the methods and practices used to conduct effective research in examining practical and theoretical questions in strategic communications. 

Overview

Professional Studies in Strategic Communications program from Penn State World Campus is ideal for those in the early and middle stages of their careers, who are currently in or aspiring to managerial positions. 

The ability to research, develop, implement, and ultimately analyze your campaigns can impact strategic decisions and improve communication performance. This master's degree touches on subject matter important to 21st century communication leaders, such as:

  • Research Methods
  • Campaign Development
  • Content Implementation
  • Media Analytics
  • Leadership and Law

Careers

As a graduate of the online MPS in Strategic Communications program, the skills of creating, executing, and evaluating communication strategies can make you a valuable asset in media outlets, business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations. The positions for which you may be qualified include:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Content Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reaching Multicultural Populations with Strategic Communications
  • Advanced Digital Media Analytics
  • Ethics and Decision Making in Strategic Communications
  • Digital Media Analytics
  • Strategic Communications Industry
  • Strategic Communications: Theory and Implementation
  • Strategic Communications Law
  • Strategic Communications Campaigns
  • Social Media Communications

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • English Proficiency
  • References (3)
  • Résumé — Upload your résumé to the online application.
  • Statement of Purpose — Two to three pages explaining your interest and/or background in strategic communications, and how this degree fits into your career plans.
  • Writing Sample — An academic or professional work demonstrating your analytical and writing abilities.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    924 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 924 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    924 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 924 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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