Master of Arts Degree in Communication
Major: Strategic Communication
Online Degree Overview
Do you have a passion for strategic communication and want to make a lasting impact on your culture? Regent's M.A. in Communication with a major in Strategic Communication teaches students to produce effective and powerful communication to promote socially beneficial values, beliefs, social practices, and strategic messages. Courses engage students in studies that range from a critical understanding of how people process and understand stories, visual communication, entertainment, news and advertising to a practical knowledge of production theory and techniques for digital media.
M.A. in Communication Highlights
Curriculum: View courses and descriptions.
Length: 33 credits. May be completed in 12 months. Students may begin the program in the fall, spring or summer semesters.
Format: Offered entirely online or through a combination of online courses with on-campus production components.
Results: Master of Arts Degree in Communication with a major in Strategic Communication.
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Features: Hands-on, practical experience during a total-immersion directed project as a strategic communication specialist—providing a culminating experience that will expand your research and writing skills while offering professional experience with a company or organization of your choosing.
Students will gain a whole host of interchangeable skills which will enable them to successfully serve in a variety of positions related to digital media creation and management. Upon graduation, our students are equipped to serve in such careers as:
Media Director, Information Technology Director, Marketing Director, Digital Content Developer, Director of Communications, Digital Media Consultant, Social Media Specialist, Marketing/Advertising, Church Media Director, Web Design Specialist
M.A. in Communication graduates will be able to:
- Demonstrate critical and analytical skills in order to understand and evaluate the cultural, social, economic and creative effects of digital/strategic communication.
- Produce and disseminate strategic communication in order to inform or persuade specific audiences with beneficial messages.
- Gain a clear understanding of a Christian worldview and how that informs approaches to meeting social needs through strategic communication.