College of Arts & Sciences

MA in Strategic Communication (On-Campus)

The master's degree in Strategic Communication requires 36 credits distributed as follows:
I.  15 credits in Corporate Communication coursework including the following:

 COMM 6000
 Writing for the Organization and the Client
 3
 COTC 6100
 Introduction to Organizational Communication 
 3
 COST 7220
 Effective Presentations
 3
 COTC 7110
 Communication Research
 3
 COMM 8190  Masters Project  3

II. Electives (21 Credits)
Seven courses from our inventory of over 14 electives are required to fulfill the degree requirement.

Degree Timeline 
You can complete this program in as little as 15 months.

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Summer Semester
Fall Semester
September January May - July
September
3 courses - 9 credits
3 courses - 9 credits
3 courses - 9 credits
1 per summer sessions
3 courses - 9 credits
9 credits
18 credits
27 credits
36 credits
For example:      
September 2014
January 2015
May 2015
September 2015
    Graduate: December 2015

If you prefer the summers off (20 months):

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
September January September January
3 courses - 9 credits
3 courses - 9 credits
3 courses - 9 credits
3 courses - 9 credits
9 credits
18 credits
27 credits
36 credits
For example:      
September 2014
January 2015
September 2015
January 2015
    Graduate: May 2015

Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Richard Dool

(973) 761-9490
rrichard.dool@shu.edu

Outcomes Link

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