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Master of Arts in Corporate Communication

Today’s communication professionals seek new ways to enhance their career skills and expand their technological knowledge. The objective of the Master of Arts in Corporate Communication is to offer a wide range of courses in state-of-the-art procedures in communication as well as the fundamental principles in the field. The program provides you with basic understanding of the institutions, methods, and impact of communication. The forward-looking curriculum is structured to prepare both newcomers and working professionals for successful careers in this growth industry of the future.

The Master of Arts in Corporate Communication educates you in institutional business communication and is the only program of its type in the Pittsburgh area. The program began in the spring of 1982. An advisory board of prominent figures in the local communication industry contributed to the final shape of the program. Most courses in the Master of Arts in Corporate Communication program are scheduled during evening hours for the convenience of those working in the marketplace.

Required Core Courses

  • COMM 500 Professional Communication
  • COMM 501 Persuasion in the Marketplace
  • COMM 515 Organizational Communication
  • COMM 522 Communication Research Methods
  • COMM 523 Communication Ethics & Professional Civility

Corporate Communication Track

  • COMM 527 Communication Management
  • COMM 536 Integrated Marketing Communication

In addition, you will take 15 elective credits from within the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies.