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Online Master's in Strategic Communication Resources

American University’s Kumar Is a Power Player Says PR Week

American University (AU) professor Pallavi Kumar was just named to the PRWeek Global Power Book 2017, which it calls a listing of the world's most influential PR professionals. Kumar, who directs... Read Full Article

Life Plans vs. Communication Plans

I’m a planner. From the time I entered high school and started thinking about my future, I’ve always had a one, five and 10-year plan. To date, not a single one has come to fruition.

Why a Master’s Degree in “Strategic Communication?”

Potential students often ask how a master’s degree in strategic communication differs from a degree in more traditional disciplines like public relations or advertising.

5 Guiding Principles for a Career as a Professional Communicator

As I reflected on what to share in this blog post that would be most helpful to those reading I was drawn to the phrase ‘Communicator of the Year.’ I confess to being a student of industry awards... Read Full Article

What Can I Do With a Master's in Communication From American University?

If you are considering getting an online master’s in communication, and wondering how this degree may affect your future career in the communications industry, you may be interested in learning... Read Full Article

Top 5 Public Relations Trends for 2016

Pallavi Damani Kumar, Assistant Professor for American University’s School of Communication online Master’s in Strategic Communication program, recently was invited to speak at the... Read Full Article

Communications Theory Course Overview Video

American University’s online Master’s in Strategic Communication Program Director Paula Weissman shares a preview of the program’s Communication Theory course (COMM 735). She... Read Full Article

International Communications Course Overview Video

American University’s online Master’s in Strategic Communication Associate Professor Dr. Rhonda Zahana shares a preview of the program's International Communications course (COMM 539).

Infographic: A Day in the Life of a Public Relations Director

While the specific day-to-day tasks of a public relations director vary, essential duties, communication roles and leadership abilities are required to succeed in this exciting, fast-paced... Read Full Article

Infographic: Key Advancements in Communication

Infographic discusses the technological developments in communication and technology's role in the industry has evolved over the years.

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