Masters in Communication Program Overview for Prospective Students
Gain and Sustain a Competitive Advantage
Northwestern University’s Master of Science in Communication (MSC) program seeks to equip students to reach their peak effectiveness in managerial communication through a conceptual understanding of theory and its application. Students in the MSC program learn to be more effective and valued leaders, through an intensive curriculum that leverages the most contemporary research in communication, management, ethics, and innovation technology towards solving today’s managerial challenges. The programs incorporate professional development and networking opportunities at every stage, empowering our students with the skills and confidence they need to gain and sustain a competitive advantage.
Our small classes ensure that students receive personalized attention from the program’s world-class faculty, leading academics, and industry experts who possess extensive hands-on experience. Their expertise in communication strategy, leadership, organizational behavior, information technologies, and global economies are at the heart of a flexible and broadly relevant MSC curriculum that can be applied to many professional fields.
Graduate in Less Than a Year Without Interrupting Your Career
Our programs are designed so that you’re able to keep working full-time throughout the program, and the accelerated curriculum delivers the essential skills and credentials you need in less than twelve months. What’s more, you don’t have to wait until you earn your degree to start experiencing the benefits of the program; our students are able to put what they learn into practice immediately, becoming more strategic and effective professionals with each passing week.
Add the Power of the Northwestern Network
As members of the Northwestern University community, MSC students enjoy the considerable professional development resources of one of the world’s leading educational institutions, including workshops and seminars designed exclusively for MSC students, job fairs focusing on careers in communications, and access to Northwestern’s extensive alumni and job databases.
Perhaps the most valuable resource the MSC program can offer you, though, are your classmates. The MSC program attracts professionals from around the world—both senior managers and emerging talent alike—who hold positions in the corporate, nonprofit, government, and education sectors. This diversity is key to our students’ personal, professional, and academic success, and ensures that the depth of their knowledge and skill is complimented by the breadth of their professional network.
To learn more, contact the MSC Program Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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