Johns Hopkins University

Krieger School of Arts and Sciences - Advanced Academic Programs

Master of Arts in Communication

Address:

1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

Phone:

202-588-0597

Fax:

1-202-663-5670

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in CommunicationConcentrations Available (optional): Applied Research in Communication

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Communication offers practical and applied knowledge, taught by the social scientists who study effective communication and the practitioners who use it. Electives engage students by having them tackle real-life communication issues, develop usable communication skills, and build a strong portfolio. And industry experts bring real-world lessons, experience, and best practices to the classroom.

The Johns Hopkins MA in Communication provides a cutting-edge curriculum that integrates digital technology with innovative strategic communication and strong writing skills. The program offers concentrations in public and media relations, political communication, health communication, digital communication, and corporate/non-profit communication.


Job prospects for communication professionals are encouraging. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs for advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers will increase 13% by 2018. Students and alumni have access to an exclusive job opportunities listserv and Career Services Center where counselors help students develop a job search strategy, a resume, and interviewing skills.
 

Accreditation:

All programs are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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