Earn Your Master's in Communication from Leaders in the Field

As a student in our graduate program, you'll have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members who are leaders in their respective fields. In addition, downtown Milwaukee offers a rich, urban landscape for your studies, and the Diederich College fosters relationships with some of the city's top communication professionals.

Master of Arts in Communication with Specializations

The Master of Arts in Communication degree starts with foundational courses in research and theory, and our program offers the flexibility to choose from two specializations:

  1. Communication professions and society
  2. Digital communication strategies

To complete the program, you may choose between a thesis track and a professional project, regardless of your specialization.


Certificate in Digital Storytelling

The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication offers a 15-credit hour graduate certificate in Digital Storytelling. The certificate is for those who want to understand the theoretical foundation of storytelling, apply it to the various disciplines in communication, and learn the applied skills in multimedia technology to competitive in the converged job market. 


Master of Arts in Corporate Communication 

In addition to our MA in Communication, we offer a MA in Corporate Communication in conjunction with the Graduate School of Management. This 30 credit-hour program combines coursework in communication and advanced business courses to prepare you for an executive-level communication role.

Questions? Ready to Apply? Let's Get Started. 

Your graduate advisor will help you every step of the way. Not sure where to begin? Dr. Sarah Feldner is here to help.

To learn more about the Communication Graduate programs at Marquette, speak with a recruiter and schedule a campus visit, visit the Graduate School Website by clicking the button below. 

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