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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Holly RichardsonThe SUU MAPC program has graduates working in a variety of fields like Holly Richardson (class of 2018) who is a columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune, a volunteer marketing and communication director for a small nonprofit and a consultant for political campaign communications. In addition to career preparation, the MAPC program qualifies students to pursue more education. Aside from her writing and consulting, Holly is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management from the University of Utah.