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Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

Learn today’s media tactics from the experts.

Set yourself apart from your peers with communication skills learned from global media experts. Learn to tell compelling stories, craft messages that lead to action and harness the power of new media and technology with the online MA in Strategic Communication from American University.

An up-to-the-minute and hands-on perspective permeates all aspects of the curriculum. Study with scholars and researchers at the top of their field as well as adjunct faculty, guest lecturers and alumni including:

  • Speechwriters
  • Politicians
  • Press secretaries
  • Media strategists
  • Crisis communication professionals
  • Hollywood agents
  • Public diplomacy experts
  • Advertising executives
  • Public relations professionals

Solid Theory. Plenty of Opportunities for Practice.

The 30-credit, 10-course Master of Arts in Strategic Communication is built on a solid foundation of theory and an emphasis on practical skills. You’ll learn through simulations and coursework that incorporate current events. A focus on digital media gives you the chance to apply concepts and best practices to new technology and media channels.

Experience and Kudos.

The MA in Strategic Communication was a top five finalist and won Honorable Mention for PRWeek’s Best PR Education Program of the year (2013)

Learn more: Call us at 855-725-7614 to speak to an admission representative, or request more information.

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