Program Overview

Building on a 20-year legacy, our dynamic master’s program is constantly updated to respond to global opportunities in communication and digital media fields.

Graduates are thoughtful and intentional professionals, equipped to critically engage with organizational challenges, and apply superb storytelling practices to effect change.

The program has two degree track options:

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Curriculum

Our curriculum focuses on professional communication, with course offerings developed by industry leaders and top researchers. Targeted emphases in eight key areas distinguish Comm Lead graduates in the workforce and prepare them to competitively advance their careers:

Community

Comm Lead has a connected community of hundreds of alumni positioned at key global organizations in the public and private sectors. We view the diversity of experiences and perspectives in our student body and alumni network as one of our program’s core assets.

Current Students: 69 MCCN, 111 MCDM
Years Since Bachelor's Degree: 14% 10+ years, 31% 5-9 years, 55% 0-4 years
Genders Represented: 26% Male, 2% Other, 72% Female
Ethnicities Represented: 34% White, 11% Hispanic American, 10% Asian American, 9% African American, 1% Other, 1% Hawaiian Pacific Islander, 34% International
Countries Represented: United States, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Nigeria, Gambia, Kazakhstan, China, India, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines, South Korea, Japan, United Kingdom
665 Alumni — 608 MCDM and 57 MCCN

For more, visit our Student Life page

Values

Communication leadership is not just our graduate program’s namesake. It’s a behavioral model for today’s world — anywhere in the world. These are the core tenets that guide us as a program:

For more, check out “A Declaration of Communication Leadership

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