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Master of Arts in Communication / Master of Arts in Management
Carter Willis, M.A. in Communication Program Director
David Widdifield, D.M., 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 60-hour program, with students completing 30 hours of courses in the M.A. in Communication and 30 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, strategic communication management, and communication for global organizations.
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.
M.A. IN MANAGEMENT PREREQUISITES:
Principles of Management or MANA 51.521 Management Theory
Principles of Marketing or MRKT 51.521 Marketing Concepts
Prerequisites may be met with equivalent courses from another institution and do not count toward degree completion.
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®).
M.A. IN COMMUNICATION REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
|Six (6) hours of the M.A. in Management Required Curriculum serve as electives for the M.A. in Communication Required Curriculum.|
M.A. IN MANAGEMENT REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Conflict Resolution Management
|MANA 6310||Leadership in Management
|MANA 6312||Communication and Business Behavior
|MANA 6314||Organizational Change and Development
|MANA 6319||Operational Finance
|MANA 6320||Business Ethics
||Human Resource Strategy (S-L)*
||Managerial Strategy and Implementation (S-L)* (capstone)
|MRKT 6341||Advanced Marketing Strategies
||Organizing the Project and Its Components
|Six (6) hours of the M.A. in Communication Required Curriculum serve as electives for the M.A. in Management Required Curriculum.
*(S-L)= Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
||M.A. in Communication Required Curriculum
||M.A. in Management Required Curriculum
||TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)
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