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Emphasis: Organizational Leadership and Change

The MA in Communication with emphases in Integrated Marketing Communication and Organizational Leadership and Change requires 30 hours of credit, usually taken in 10 courses. Each area of emphasis has a core of 24 credit hours (8 courses) required of all students. 6 additional credit hours (2 courses) that can be tailored to meet a student’s individual personal and professional goals will be selected in consultation with her/his advisor. Credit cannot be given for a course for which the student is not registered. Credit cannot be claimed more than once for the same course, with the exception of approved internship course credit.

COMM 601: Introduction to Graduate Studies in Communication
COMM 604: Seminar in Communication Ethics
COMM 605: Organizational Change
COMM 607: Seminar in Organizational Communication
COMM 611: Management & Leadership
COMM 651: Communication Consulting
COMM 661: Entrepreneurial Communication
COMM 701: Advanced Organizational Research

Elective Classes
Students in either area of emphasis may choose electives from among courses required in the other area of emphasis. In addition, students can choose from among the following elective courses. Substitutions and/or elective courses offered by other Drury graduate programs may be approved in consultation with a student’s advisor.

MNCL 602: Executive Leadership and Governance
MNCL 603: Fundraising and Philanthropy
COMM 666: Social Advocacy
COMM 671: Seminar in Communication Issues
COMM 675: Independent Study in Communication
COMM 682: Social Media Strategy
COMM 683: Advanced Social Media Strategy
COMM 688: Grant Writing for Social Impact
COMM 690: Special Topics
COMM 697/698: Internship
MNCL 701: Social Impact and Assessment