Master of Science in Communication (Online)

Drexel's MS in Communication online degree allows students to pursue careers in a wide variety of professions. The program specializes in two areas: Technical Communication and Public Communication. Technical communication provides skills for those seeking careers in technical writing, computer documentation and training. The Technical Communication concentration is ideal for those seeking to work in journalism and public relations.

The program provides a strong foundation in theoretical approaches to communication. The theoretical basis is designed to form an intellectual framework, which allows for evaluating and implementing new technology and media in a quickly changing field.

The MS in Communication online degree accommodates students from widely varying educational backgrounds and can be completed either full-time or part-time. The online program is designed to challenge and engage students while remaining convenient for working professionals. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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General Requirements

The MS degree requires 45 credits of coursework, a professional portfolio of three to five items developed by the student, and six months of internship for those who lack significant experience in communication related fields.

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Degree Requirements
Curriculum and Course Descriptions

For more information please contact

Frank Kelley, PhD
Graduate Advisor, Assistant Teaching Professor of Communication
Phone: 215.895.6747 | Office: PSA 110

Caroline Chmielewski
Department Administrator
Phone: 215.895.1313 | Office: PSA 47-117