In the Communication Management program, we educate professionals in the art and science of powerful communication that persuades audiences to take desired actions. From the finesse and nuance required to handle interpersonal conversations or lead organizational change, to the strategy and aesthetics behind impactful digital communication, our curriculum develops your expertise in meaningful, data-driven storytelling.
Courses are offered entirely online or evenings on campus, and are led by industry leaders who bring their expertise to your classes using learner-centered, project-based teaching best practices. In this program, you'll enhance your abilities to strategically craft messages, measure their impact, and create desired outcomes—whether that's gaining employee buy-in, gathering participant feedback, engaging customers, or building brand awareness.
This program prepares students to:
- Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills in a variety of settings using analysis and evaluation techniques
- Employ appropriate communication strategies to craft plans, programs, and assessments
- Utilize theoretical constructs, empirical data, and critical thinking to create plans and solve communication challenges
- Compare and apply inclusive communication practices
How many times a day do you hear someone say, "I wish they would just communicate better/more/with our team" and so on? Communication is at the core of everything we do in our professional and personal lives. Communication Management professionals are poised and necessary in our global economy to take action and make a difference in a variety of fields such as public relations, marketing, social media, dispute resolution, organizational development, and training, all while using current and emerging media tools. The curriculum is designed with the professional in mind offering classes that are immediately applicable to a variety of communication settings and needs, and using a variety of tactics. Join our experienced faculty and share in a learning experience based on academic challenge, quality learning experiences, and engaging interaction.