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Master of Arts in Communication / Master of Arts in Management

Dual Degree

Joanne Hix, Ph.D., M.A. in Management Program Director

The dual degree program of the Master of Arts in Communication (M.A. in Communication) and the Master of Arts in Management (M.A. in Management) is designed to provide the communication, leadership, and management skills needed in today's business organizations. The dual degree plan is a 54-hour program, with students completing 30 hours of courses in the M.A. in Communication and 24 hours of courses in the M.A. in Management. Because the business environment is dynamic, special attention is given to organizational communication, adapting to organizational change, performance management, strategic communication management, and communication for global organizations.

 

 

ADMISSION:

 

In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

Prerequisite course work must be satisfied for both degree programs.

  • There are no prerequisites for the M.A. in Communication program
  • M.A. in Management prerequisites are 4.5 hours at the 5000-level or 9 hours at the undergraduate level

Program Continuance: Continuance in the M.A. in Management program past the first twelve (12) hours is pending submission of a satisfactory score Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®).

  

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

 
M.A. in Communication
30 hours M.A. in Communication required curriculum
  6 hours M.A. in Management required curriculum used as M.A. in Communication electives
18 hours M.A. in Management required curriculum
54 hours TOTAL Dual Degree
 
M.A. Management
24 hours M.A. in Management required curriculum
12 hours M.A. in Communication required curriculum used as concentration in M.A. in Management
18 hours M.A. in Communication required curriculum
54 hours TOTAL Dual Degree

 

STUDY PLAN

MASTER OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATION

Required Curriculum (30 hrs)

COMA 6303Digital Media Communication
COMA 6305Presentation Communication (S-L)
COMA 6309Social Media and Communication
COMA 6312Advanced Persuasive Communication
COMA 6314Intercultural Communication
COMA 6320Organizational Communication
COMA 6321Strategic Communication for Organizations
COMA 6322Communication Campaigns
COMA 6324Communication for Global Organizations
COMA 6326Organizational Communication Management Graduate Research Project

 

MASTER OF ARTS IN MANAGEMENT

Required Curriculum (24 hrs)

MANA 6310Leadership in Management
MANA 6312Communication and Business Behavior
MANA 6314Organizational Change and Development
MANA 6319Operational Finance
MANA 6320Business Ethics
MANA 6323Human Resource Strategy (S-L)
MANA 6360Managerial Strategy and Implementation (S-L)
MRKT 6341Advanced Marketing Strategies
 

 

(S-L)= Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

 

 

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M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Teaching
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M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Kinesiology
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M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
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