Master's in Organizational Communication
Effective communication and advanced problem-solving skills are at the top of every organization’s wish list. Are you prepared to meet the demand? You’ve already mastered your area of expertise, but now you need to harness the potential of your team, manage change initiatives, and meet needs by persuading stakeholders. In this program, you will enhance and deepen your interpersonal, organizational, and managerial abilities.
At a Glance
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Skills You'll Learn
Cultivate and inspire high-performing teams
Plan and implement strategic change initiatives
Assess the organizational needs of others and use persuasion tactics to achieve goals
Master of Arts in Communication Management with a concentration in Organizational Communication requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses)
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Electives may be chosen from among all courses in the Communication Management program. You may also select courses from other University College graduate programs with approval from the academic director.
Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
Interested in a graduate certificate?
Explore our four and six course graduate certificates in Organizational Communication.
Take a Course Before You Apply
We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.
Predicted outcomes for graduates of Organizational Communication
Internal communication professionals can expect an 8% growth through 2028, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
60% of companies don’t have a long-term strategy for their internal communications, putting professionals in high demand, according to Workforce.
LinkedIn listed communication and leadership as two of the top in-demand skills needed, as the two abilities are needed to help you work well with others, communicate effectively, and achieve projects.
Internal Communications Manager Salary: National Average
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"I think the return on investment for me is very tangible. It helped me get a higher-level role and it helped me secure a better life for myself." —Martha Brown, graduate.
Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.