The power to communicate will expand your career opportunities.
Whether you are a recent graduate, a professional looking for new career opportunities or an aspiring leader, the Iowa MA in Strategic Communication will prepare you for the next chapter of your career. This graduate program delivers the unsurpassed training in writing, communication, and storytelling that the University of Iowa is known for in a convenient and flexible online format.
“I got to know everybody, and it was really different, and a really cool, interesting way to learn what I wanted to learn.”
- Alleynah Cofas, Class of 2018
Real-time, interactive classes
Get all the benefits of live discussion and collaboration combined with all the flexibility of the online format.
Gain valuable skills
Gain the communication skills employers value most and advance your career.
Get mentoring from your professors and peers, and tailor your degree plan to your professional goals.
At about $1,800 per class, the Iowa MA in Strategic Communication is one of the most affordable advanced degrees of its kind.
Spring Semester Application Deadline
Summer Semester Application Deadline
The Master of Arts in Strategic Communication requires a minimum of 30 s.h. of graduate credit.
The M.A. in Strategic Communication requires the following coursework (each course is three semester hours):
Foundations of Strategic Communication
Digital Strategic Communication
Strategic Communication Research
Strategic Communication Writing
Capstone Project in Strategic Communication
You will earn an additional 15 credit hours in elective coursework. You also may choose other electives appropriate for your individual programs, from courses offered by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and other University of Iowa departments and programs.
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