M.Sc. On Campus Online

Corporate and Organizational Communication

12 months
36800 USD/year
36800 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Northeastern University is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and experiential learning opportunities required to succeed in a dynamic field.


Incorporating the case method, research into the latest communication trends, interactive learning formats, and experiential learning opportunities, this Corporate and Organizational Communication program from Northeastern University addresses complex communication challenges—providing students with a distinct advantage in today’s competitive marketplace. The curriculum also reflects the transformational impact of social technologies on the communication patterns of employees, customers, investors, and other audiences. Your instructors have real-world communication experience in the private and nonprofit sectors—they have practiced what they teach.

Unique Features

  • Six concentrations that align with in-demand skills needed in this profession
  • A variety of experiential learning opportunities, from co-ops to consulting projects, and a capstone project for professionals
  • Transfer credit is offered for up to 20% of total tuition if you have an APR, CMP, SCMP, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR, or HubSpot Academy certification
  • Design an ePortfolio to create a personal and professional brand and synthesize learning across the curriculum
  • Faculty bring real-world experience to the in-person and online classroom

Career Outlook

According to the Burning Glass Labor Insight database, the value of a graduate degree in organizational communication is very clear: 37% of hiring employers prefer or require candidates for many communication roles to have a graduate degree. Additionally, there are over 345,000 open job listings related to corporate and organizational communications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Communication
  • Writing Lab 
  • Strategic Communication Management
  • Ethical Issues in Organizational Communication  
  • Organizational Communication Assessment 
  • Communication Networks and Managing Information
  • Intercultural Communication 
  • Organizational Culture, Climate, and Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500–1000 words): Identify your educational goals and expectations of the program. Please be aware that Northeastern University's academic policy on plagiarism applies to your statement of purpose.
  • Professional resumé
  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts; official transcripts required at the time of admission
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who have either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as a faculty member, colleague, or mentor, preferably one from your current employer

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36800 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    36800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36800 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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