Master of Arts in Professional Communication


The Master of Arts in Professional Communication is an applied, professional degree designed to focus on advanced research, writing and presentation skills required for effectiveness in diverse communication industries. The practice-oriented program is ideal for those working for companies requiring audience messaging capabilities in advertising and public relations campaigns, social media content creation, strategy, and curation, internal organizational analysis, training and consulting, and media production. Candidates need not have a Bachelor's degree in Communication to apply, be accepted or succeed in the program.

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James Cowser on the ESPN set to cover the NFL China
Aside from his time rushing the passer as a defensive end for the Oakland Raiders, James Cowser is also using his social media knowledge as the lead representative for NFL China. He was also busy reporting on the 2017 draft both for NFL China (reporting in Mandarin) and ESPN Philadelphia (Cowser pictured here on the left).
Read more about James' MAPC experiences.

2017 Best Online Masters Communication Degrees
The Community for Accredited Online Schools ranked the Online MA in Communication among its Top 40 best online colleges in the nation.

SUU News: SUU Ranked Twice for Best Colleges Offering Online Learning

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Spring 2018 Announcements 

  • Due to program success the MA in Professional Communication is poised to award a record number of scholarships to online and residential students in Summer 2018. Contact the Graduate Director to find out more.
  • Summer Registrations for Grad/Senior students:  February 20th. 
  • Fall Registrations for Grad Students: March 26th. 
  • Fall Registrations for Senior Students: March 27th. 
  • Summer MAPC Application deadline: April 15th. 
  • Graduate Assistantships Applications deadline: March 15th. 
  • Graduation: May 4th.