Notre Dame of Maryland University

Graduate Division

Contemporary Communication



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Contemporary Communication is a broad-based program for students seeking graduate education across a spectrum of communication approaches. The program allows students options to explore their needs, interests and goals ranging from development of communication skills to entrepreneurial communication. Through their coursework, students learn to bring critical analysis, creative insights, rhetorical sophistication and technological competence to their endeavors in communication and self-expression. The curriculum prepares students for careers as effective, strategically oriented communications professionals by providing them with a set of essential management communication skills enhanced by knowledge of new communication technologies. The M.A. in Contemporary Communication produces graduates who can write clear, purposeful, audience-orientated communications and apply creative approaches to communications planning and problem solving. Job opportunities for students who complete the program include positions in public relations, organizational communication, and website development-some of the most rapidly-growing segments of the professional communication field.


Notre Dame of Maryland University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the Maryland State Department of Education.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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