MA in Communication Joint Degree
Palumbo-Donahue School of Business and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Develop critical intellectual and strategic leadership skills that will allow you to tackle the complex challenges of organizational communication and business.
The Palumbo-Donahue School of Business MBA/MA in Communication prepares you with the managerial acumen to become an effective communicator in the workplace. Administered with the Graduate School of Liberal Arts, you will uniquely position yourself for a leadership career.
A combined 72 credits for these two degrees (30 credits for the MA in Communication and 42 credits for the MBA) is reduced to 60 credits through credit-sharing.
How to Apply
Students may begin their study in either the School of Business or the Graduate School of Liberal Arts. However, students must apply and be accepted to both programs of study. The GMAT or GRE is required for application to the School of Business (unless waived).
Student will pay the tuition rate of whichever program they were accepted into first.
|MA in Communication|
|Persuasion in the Marketplace||3|
|Organizational & Leadership Communication||3|
|Communication Research Methods||3|
|Communication Ethics & Professional Civility||3|
|Required Electives - 6 credits fulfilled through MBA Courses||15|
|MBA - Master of Business Administration|
|Managerial Decision Tools||1.5|
|Managing People for Sustained Competitive Advantage||1.5|
|Accounting for Decision Makers||3|
|Supply Chain/Operations Management||1.5|
|Business Legal Environment||1.5|
|Applied Business Ethics||1.5|
|Strategic Sustainability and Models||1.5|
|Strategy and Implementation||3|
*These courses may be waived based on previous coursework.