Master of Arts in Professional Communication


The Master of Arts in Professional Communication is an applied, professional degree designed to focus on advanced research, writing and presentation skills required for effectiveness in diverse communication industries. The practice-oriented program is ideal for those working for companies requiring audience messaging capabilities in advertising and public relations campaigns, social media content creation, strategy, and curation, internal organizational analysis, training and consulting, and media production. Candidates need not have a Bachelor's degree in Communication to apply, be accepted or succeed in the program.

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Whitney Johnson, MA in Professional Communication graduate
After graduating with her B.S. degree in Biology, Whitney Johnson found the perfect union for her love of people and love of science in the MA program in Professional Communication. Whitney focused her studies on health communication and soon found herself working as an admissions counselor at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Southern Utah.

2017 Best Online Masters Communication Degrees
The ranked the Online MA in Communication among its Top 40 best online colleges in the nation.

SUU News: SUU Ranked Twice for Best Colleges Offering Online Learning

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Summer 2018 Announcements 

  • To be considered for Fall admission, please apply by June 15th. For questions, email the Graduate Director ([email protected]).
  • Thinking about Grad School – see if you qualify to waive the GRE.
  • Fall classes begin Aug 27th.