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Career Opportunities with a Master’s in Communication

The online MA in Communication will prepare you to make a difference, whether it is increasing organizational success, launching an entrepreneurial endeavor, or leading the conversation to drive solutions in your community.

Watch Tamara Stinson, class of 2013, share how the MA in Communication transformed her career:

Gain Skills Employers Demand

As the information landscape evolves and organizations become more complex, skills in communication are critical. Today, many employers rank such abilities at the top of the list of qualities they seek in job candidates1

In addition, managerial jobs in strategic communications—including advertising, promotions and marketing—are expected to increase by 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, driven by a need for organizations to maintain and grow their market share2. Employment of public relations specialists, who perform the increasingly task of maintaining an organization’s public image, is expected to grow 23 percent over the same period, faster than the average for all occupations3. The digital portfolio and final project you’ll create as part of the online Master of Arts in Communication can help display your proficiency with digital and traditional communications tools.

Learn more about the value of a master’s in Communication and transform your career.

 

Earning this degree can give you the confidence to take on more assignments in your current position. You may also decide to go the entrepreneurial route by working as a consultant or launching a business, as several of our program alumni have done. Your fluency in digital and traditional media will be an asset in a wide variety of professional contexts.

Whatever path they choose, Queens’ MA in Communication graduates regularly describe the program as “transformational,” having altered the way they think about themselves in their personal and professional lives. 

Start the conversation and watch what happens. Request more information  or call us at 866-313-2356 to speak with an admissions advisor.

1National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook 2013 survey, http://www.naceweb.org/s10242012/skills-abilities-qualities-new-hires

2Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, accessed 2/5/13, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/advertising-promotions-and-marketing-m...

3Ibid., http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Management/Public-relations-managers-and-speciali...