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Corporate Communication (MA):

Weekend and Residency Program

Strategic thought, leadership and action

Communication, storytelling and leadership skills are in high demand in all industries and roles of today’s competitive marketplace. Improving your interpersonal proficiency can boost your confidence and career. And you can do it without relocating to Abilene.

Our Master of Arts in corporate communication was designed for working professionals. We meet on campus for two one-week residencies and six weekends. You can complete the degree in just over a year.

Course work focuses on three key areas: strategic thought, strategic leadership and strategic action. As you move through the program, you will develop competency in training and development, organizational leadership, change management, persuasion, crisis/risk communication, intercultural/multinational communication, conflict management and other aspects of this exciting field.

Ready to be a part of an exciting master’s program? Apply now or contact us for more information today.

Program Overview

Credit hours 36
Tuition per credit hour $800
Degree Master of Arts in Corporate Communication (M.A.)
Program length 15 months
Tracks N/A
Application deadline for Fall 2018 August 10, 2018


You will take courses such as:

  • Strategic Writing and Storytelling
  • Crisis Management in Organizations
  • Leading Organizational Change
  • Training and Development
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What outcomes can you expect?

  • Communications Director
  • Director of Public Relations
  • Creative Media Specialist
  • Development Coordinator
  • Editor in Chief
  • Agency Director
  • Branding Officer
  • Campaign Manager
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Admission Requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Pay the $50 application fee; 
  • An official transcript(s) in English (or translated to English) of all previous colleges attended. The transcript must indicate an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent; 
  • A cumulative undergraduate approximate B average or above in the area of focus or related area and evidence of an overall productive GPA; 
  • Two letters of recommendation (may be submitted through the online application); 
  • A satisfactory GRE score; 
  • An essay describing their purpose for pursuing a graduate degree in communication. 

See full ACU graduate admissions requirements here.

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Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.