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Master of Arts in Communication (M.A.)

Organizational Communication

The Organizational Communication area of study within the M.A. in Communication program prepares students for a seat at the management table. Our alumni are human resources associates, managers and vice presidents at various companies. 

Organizational Communication courses focus on theory with real-world practice, ensuring success in a rapidly changing world. Focusing in this area of study prepares students to become expert leaders and strategic communicators across various organizations.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Mastery of both theoretical and empirical knowledge in the field of leadership communication.
  • Understand and effectively apply strategic communication and leadership concepts to organizational challenges.
  • Understand the legal, ethical and social responsibilities of leaders as communicators.

The curriculum for the Organizational Communication area of study includes:

  • Introduction to Organizational Communication
  • Organizational Culture
  • Training and Development
  • Employee Relations

By the Numbers

  • 36 Academic Credits
  • 4 Organizational Communication Courses
  • 14 Miles from New York City
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"At Seton Hall, it all happened for me. I was able to create an original study based on my world view and my interest in politics alongside the intersections of various forms of communication."

Asya Robinson '21
Internal Communications Coordinator at Withum

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants are required to submit the following materials:

International applicants are welcome.  Please review additional details for supplemental requirements. 

Why Earn Your MA in Communication from Seton Hall?

  • Personalized Attention
  • Small Class Sizes – 13:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
  • Hands-on – Build Your Portfolio
  • Mentoring & Job Placement
  • Theory to Practice – Immediate application from classroom to board room
  • Flexible – Offer on- and offline courses

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Perfectly Situated

  • Our Home: South Orange, NJ

  • 14 Miles from New York City

  • Traditional Suburban Campus with Easy City Access


The faculty in our internationally recognized research and teaching programs are committed to guiding students to success. Seton Hall is a Catholic University where great thinkers do more than think. They teach.
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Ruth Tsuria
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Renee Robinson
Professor of Communication
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Madison Krall
Assistant Professor of Communication
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A dynamic community comprised of scholars, theorists, critics, and professionals, Graduate Studies within the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media provides students with dynamic and immersive learning experiences blending theory and practical components that permit students to recognize, test, and translate course material into academic, professional and workplace settings. The College is nationally accredited by APA and CAEP.

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