M.A. Blended

Professional Communication

Royal Roads University

24 months
33146 CAD/year
26301 CAD/year
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At the Professional Communication program from Royal Roads University, you study professional communication strategy, theory, processes and methods. Become an effective, ethical and strategic communication expert. Influence societal, organizational and cultural change.

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"Content is king." "The medium is the message." "A picture is worth a thousand words."

These adages spark your curiosity because you're fascinated by how humans send and receive information.

You know communication influences every facet of our modern lives — culture, politics, society, digital media, commerce, arts.

In the Master of Arts in Professional Communication, you'll study strategy and theory underpinning the expansive field of communications.

You'll examine all the ways people encounter messages and how these messages influence behaviours, beliefs and outcomes. You'll sharpen your skills and tactics to lead — and achieve — your organization's strategic communication goals.

Advance your career

You can continue working while you take this blended learning graduate program.

Unique to programs of this kind in Canada, Royal Roads' Master of Arts in Professional Communication allows you to apply what you're learning immediately through practical projects and your own place of work.

As a graduate of the Professional Communication program from Royal Roads University, you'll have the education — and credential — you need for professional advancement. You'll be well positioned to seize new career opportunities and move ahead in your organization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication and Culture in Organizations
  • Communication Theory
  • Communication, Culture, Media and Technology
  • Strategic Digital Communication
  • Research Process and Methods in Communication
  • Media Production
  • Conflict Analysis and Management
  • Research Paper

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a relevant field, from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Evidence of having sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to complete a demanding academic course of study at a master's level
  • Normally, at least two years of work or volunteer experience, preferably in a leadership capacity.

Tuition Fee

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    33146 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33146 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26301 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26301 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 CAD /month
Living costs

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