Program Overview

Our dynamic master’s program responds 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:


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


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


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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