Purdue University

Master of Science in Communication


610 Purdue Mall

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Communication

Format: Online

Program Description:

Purdue University’s online Master of Science in Communication degree, housed within the Brain Lamb School of Communication, teaches the strategies behind effective communication across any medium. The program is led by an award-winning faculty that fosters a new way of thinking about technology and the humanity behind modern communication.

The online MS in Communication at Purdue University requires 30 credit hours and readies graduates to:

  • Apply strategic communication in a variety of organizational contexts and functions.
  • Guide organizational decision making through quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
  • Implement critical and analytical thinking to communication problems and issues.
  • Leverage social media and other emerging communication technologies to advance organizational goals.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001825

Locale: Large Suburb

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