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Master of Arts in Communication / Master of Arts in Management

Dual Degree

Richard Nassar, 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.

M.A. IN MANAGEMENT PREREQUISITES: 

Principles of Management or MANA 51.521 Management Theory
Business and Public Law or MANA 51.522 Business Legal Environment
Principles of Marketing or MRKT 51.521 Marketing Concepts
BUAD 5301 Orientation to American Business Technology and Culture
(for International Students only)

Prerequisites may be met with equivalent courses from another institution and do not count toward degree completion.

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®). 

M.A. IN COMMUNICATION REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)

COMA 6303Digital Media Communication
COMA 6305 Presentation 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
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 - 24 hours (excluding prerequisites)

MANA 6310Leadership in Management
MANA 6312Communication and Business Behavior
MANA 6314Organizational Change and Development
MANA 6319Operational Finance
MANA 6320Business Ethics
MANA 6323 Human Resource Strategy (S-L)*
MANA 6360 Managerial Strategy and Implementation (S-L)* (capstone)
MRKT 6341Advanced Marketing Strategies
Twelve (12) 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.

TOTAL HOURS

30 hours M.A. in Communication Required Curriculum
24 hours M.A. in Management Required Curriculum
54 hours TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)

 

 

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Master's Degrees

& Programs:

Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Management
M.Ed. in Bilingual Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in School Counseling
M.Ed. in Special Education
M.A. in Sport Management
M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Communication
M.A. in Professional Counseling
Master of Liberal Arts
Master of Arts in Professional Development
M.S. in Kinesiology
M.S. in Management

Master's Degrees and Programs available through the Graduate School of Ministry:

M.A. Children's Ministry
M.A. Christian Counseling
M.A. in Christian Education
M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Family Ministry
M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Worship Leadership

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M.A. in International Studies
M.A. in Leadership
M.Ed. in Higher Education

M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Professional Counseling
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Children's Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Children's Ministry / Master of Liberal Arts
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Professional Counseling
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Christian Education / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Communication
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Christian Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Communication / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Communication / M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. in Communication / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Communication / M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Communication / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Family Ministry / M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Global Leadership / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.B.A.
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Teaching / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Theological Studies / M.A. in Worship Leadership
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in School Counseling
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in Special Education
M.Ed. in Higher Education / M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language / M.Ed. in Special Education
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
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