Communication Management Online

The Master of Science in Communication Management program is a 31-credit, professionally oriented program that focuses on a deep exploration of communication principles and practices. It features coursework in key areas such as audience analysis and communication strategies for emerging media, and organizational communication, as well as research and data synthesis. Emphasizing strategic communication in workplace and public communication, this program prepares entry-level and mid-career professionals to engage in effective communication campaigns and handle conflict and crisis management.

The MS degree in the Klein College of Media and Communication is offered completely online through an exciting combination of webinar and teleseminar courses, which allows students to learn through both online interaction with faculty and resources they may access at their convenience. Additionally, the online format enables international students to participate from their home countries. 

The MS in Communication Management can be completed in a single calendar year, allowing postgraduate students opportunities to immediately apply the research and theory they’ve learned and build competence and strategic mastery in their workplaces. In addition to core coursework that provides a foundation in communication theory and research, students will also complete the requirements necessary for earning two graduate certificates: one in Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership and another in Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution.

Typical Careers

The MS in Communication Management prepares students to relate and adapt strategies to real-world business situations and is highly beneficial for those seeking careers in corporate and nonprofit organizations, public and government relations, and public and political advocacy.

Students gain the effective executive skills to manage different organizational demands such as crisis management, cross-cultural conflict, employee dispute resolution, leading diverse teams and responsible decision-making in both corporate and noncorporate institutions.

Learn more about the Klein Career Center, which offers specialized, career-related services and programming available exclusively to you as a Temple student.

Target Employers

Situated in the media-rich job market of Philadelphia, Klein College of Media and Communication provide its alumni with direct access to the region’s largest, most well-respected agencies and corporate communications firms, including INK Public Relations, Maven Communications, Tierney and many more.

To make an appointment to discuss career opportunities, visit SMConnect, our exclusive internship and job portal.