Flexible. Affordable. Transformative.

Whether you are a seasoned professional or a new graduate, the University of Iowa’s online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication is your gateway to career advancement.

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You’ll benefit from the unsurpassed writing, communication, and storytelling training Iowa is known for—delivered online at an unbeatable value.

hard to beat price

Tuition is approximately $1,900 per class or $600 per credit. Plus, the program cost is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. The Iowa MA in Strategic Communication is one of the most affordable advanced degrees of its kind.

Work-class balance

Designed with your professional life in mind, this fully remote program allows you the flexibility and peace of mind to balance classes and your busy 9 to 5 schedule.

Custom curriculum

Hand-pick your courses to match your career interests through a curriculum that includes core courses in strategy, digital, writing, and research. Customize electives to fit your interests from analytics to leadership.

More career options

Your courses will develop you into a sharp, strategic communicator ready to navigate and excel in today's professional landscape — using core communication concepts and best practices in digital and analytics. This program will prepare you to take your next professional step. 

Experienced faculty

Courses are taught by many current or former professionals, including digital marketers, corporate communicators, and content creators, linking classroom learning and real-world application.

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graduates since the program's inception in 2013

Our alumni hold impactful positions all over the country, and you can too.

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