Communication professionals are uniquely positioned to focus on the human side of any organization by tackling today’s most compelling issues. Preparing students to take their place in this fast-paced world is the goal of the Drury’s MA in Communication program.
The MA in Communication is a versatile graduate degree offering knowledge and skill development in the areas of organizational change, organizational leadership, ethical decision making, social media strategy, and strategic issues and crisis management. The program features:
We welcome applicants from diverse academic backgrounds. A GRE score is not required.
Flexible course delivery makes it possible for remote learners to access this degree. The program features of a mix of 100% online courses (asynchronous) and live virtual courses (synchronous) that meet in the evenings (5:20 – 8 p.m.) to accommodate the schedule of busy professionals. Student living near Drury’s main campus in Springfield, Mo., may choose in-person attendance at courses designated as evening “blended” classes.
Next Start Date: Spring/Summer 2024
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 8 or 16
Total credit hours: 30
Delivery: Online or blended – your choice!
Financial: Student loan eligible
Accredited: Higher Learning Commission
As no single measure provides sufficient evidence, assessment will be accomplished on project, course and programmatic levels. Each course will have learning objectives that tie to program outcomes, along with demonstration of the relevance of each individual learning experience to accomplishing those objectives. Professional and community partners will actively participate in annual external assessments of current students’ and graduates’ achievement of program learning outcomes and likelihood of future professional and/or scholarly accomplishment.