Communication Management (MA)
In a marketplace flooded with more information than ever before, every organization wants its message to be heard above the noise. That’s why there is such a high demand for skilled communication professionals who can craft and execute compelling communication strategies. Our graduates of the Communication Management program have pursued careers in a wide variety of industries and occupations. No matter your focus area—pharmaceuticals, health and fitness, political campaigns, entertainment, hospitality, financial services, technology or government organizations—a Communication Management degree will have a sustained value during any economic cycle.
Career paths chosen by previous Graduates of the Communication Management program include:
- Chief communication officers
- Communication strategists
- Organizational consultants
- Directors of executive communication
- Directors of financial communication
- Directors of public affairs
- Directors of corporate social responsibility
- Press secretaries or government communication directors
With the ability to communicate effectively comes the power to bring about positive change. But to change the system, you must first understand it. At Emerson, you will learn to analyze and gain meaningful insight into communities, cultures, institutions, and lifestyles, as well as your target audience’s beliefs and values.
Throughout your course of study, you will gain valuable, real-world experience by conducting public opinion polls and organizational social media audits, formulating crisis communication plans, writing speeches, and creating digital content. By investigating the ways in which different types of messaging can engage and persuade, you will leave the program with the skill set and strategic insight required to be a compelling advocate for better business practices, improved policies, and social justices.