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Strategic Communication

Columbia University

M.Sc. On Campus
16 months
2266 USD/credit
2266 USD/credit
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The Strategic Communication program from Columbia University  is designed to respond to the urgent need for strategic perspectives, critical thinking, and exceptional communication skills at all levels of the workplace and across all types of organizations.

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Taught by distinguished academic faculty and leading practitioners in the field, our  Strategic Communication program from Columbia University  provides students with an educational experience that is immediately applicable in the workplace.

Program Features Include

  • An innovative curriculum that marries academically rigorous foundational work with the most current topics in the field.
  • An esteemed faculty of scholar practitioners who are leaders in their fields.
  • A personal, high touch, curated academic experience featuring small class sizes, and individualized feedback.
  • Entrance into a supportive community of faculty, staff, alumni, and industry insiders.
  • Networking opportunities with senior industry executives and potential employers.
  • Access to Columbia’s resources, career guidance, global alumni network, and location in New York City, the communications capital of the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English for Strategic Communication (if required*)
  • Strategic Communication Management
  • Digital Communication Strategy
  • The Compelling Communicator
  • Industry Insider
  • Communication Research and Insights
  • The Reflective Leader

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application form
  • $95.00 nonrefundable application fee (U.S. currency)
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Your résumé
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of academic purpose (500 words maximum)
  • Supplemental essay (250 words maximum)
  • Video Essay
  • Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test (GRE preferred;GMAT accepted)
  • An Admissions Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2266 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2266 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    2266 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2266 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.


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