Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

Master of Science in Communication - Doctorate


339 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Communication - Doctorate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MSC is a comprehensive management and leadership program that provides a broad-based foundation of principles that can successfully be applied to many professional fields.  The Program is designed for professionals from a wide variety of undergraduate majors, job functions and experience levels -- drawing emerging talent and senior level managers alike from for-profit, non-profit and government sectors.

MSC is focused on communication and leadership skills that go beyond traditional management curricula to train students in the practical, real-world applications required to meet the demands of today's complex world.  The curriculum offers core courses basic to the discipline as well as focused areas of concentration related to communication technologies and strategic organizational communication.

The comprehensive management and leadership principles within the curriculum include:

  • Change Management
  • Leading Teams
  • Critical and Strategic Thinking
  • How to Manage Innovation
  • How Technology affects Communication


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Midsize City

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