Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Communication and Media Studies

Southeastern's Strategic Communication graduate program gives students insights into communication problems and issues as they exist in organizational settings and provides the knowledge, skills and tools to address those issues. Preparing students for the modern workplace or doctoral study. The non-thesis program also acquaints students with the latest communication technologies.

Career Information

Types of Jobs

  • Advertising Executive
  • Campaign Director
  • Communication Manager
  • Community Relations Director
  • Development Officer
  • Digital Content Developer
  • Digital Account Executives
  • Digital traffic Analyst
  • Fundraiser
  • Lobbyist
  • Media Planner
  • Media Buyer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Recruiter
  • Social Media Strategist

Types of Employers

  • Government
  • Industry
  • Private sector

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Students gain the skills needed to design, analyze and evaluate strategies intended to facilitate the flow of information within and between organizations, and between organizations and the public

  • Students learn about technical, legal and ethical communication issues relevant to the modern work environment

  • No GRE Required
  • Communicators with skills in digital strategy are in demand
  • Designed for working students looking to expand their career horizons

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Total semester hours required: 36

CONCENTRATIONS

  • Health communication

  • Journalism

  • Public relations

  • Sociology

RELATED DEGREES

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • The Lion's Roar, the student newspaper

  • KSLU, a Corporation for Public Broadcasting radio station

  • The Southeastern Channel, a cable television channel that reaches over 90,000 households

  • Lambda Pi Eta and Pi Delta Epsilon honor societies

  • The Public Relations Student Society of America

 

Contact Information

Dr. Elizabeth Hornsby, Graduate Coordinator

stratcomm@southeastern.edu

985-549-5408

Mailing address: SLU 10719, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: DVIC Room 262

Program website