Strategic Media Communications (M.S.)

Strategic Media Communications (M.S.)

Strategic Media Communications

Every industry has a need for savvy content strategists and multimedia storytellers. This program prepares working professionals for career advancement as leaders in strategic media communications.

Don't think you have the time? You can earn your degree in just five semesters online, taking two courses per semester.

Faculty with award-winning industry experience will help students hone skills in strategy and multimedia content development, analytics, ethical leadership, and diverse approaches to global strategic communication practices.

Program Highlights

  • Earn your degree in only five semesters online when you take two courses per semester.
  • Learn alongside faculty with decades of award-winning industry experience in advertising, public relations, content marketing, journalism, multi-media storytelling, and sports broadcasting.
  • Develop and defend an applied strategic communications project plan for an organization of your choice, including your place of employment or volunteer organization.
  • Contribute content remotely for St. Cloud State's award-winning 24-hour radio stationstudent newspaper, and HD television station.
  • Options to complete a three-semester graduate certificate in Strategic Digital Communications or Strategic Media Comm Leadership. The MS in Strategic Media Communications includes all courses in the certificate programs, plus a capstone course in which students finalize and defend their culminating project the last semester of study.

Online courses

The SCSU Advantage

95% of SCSU graduates are employed in a related field within one year of graduation

Graduate Director

Dr. Heidi Everett

Dr. Heidi Everett

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
Inside U.S.
Fall August 1 August 1 August 1
Spring N/A N/A N/A
Summer June 10 June 10 June 10

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