Professional Communication (M.A.) - Organizational & Strategic Communication

Professional Communication (M.A.) - Organizational & Strategic Communication

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Theory and Research Courses
COMS 520Communication Theory and Practices3
COMS 680Communication Research Design3
COMS 690Thesis Defense3
or COMS 691 Project
Total Hours9
Organizational and Strategic Communication Cognate
Choose four of the following:12
Organizational Communication
Professional Communication & Nonprofit Development
Strategic Storytelling
Media Technologies & Communication Strategies
Writing for Effective Social Media
Using Emerging Trends in Strategic Communication
Total Hours12
Elective Courses
Communication or Strategic Communication Elective 13
Communication or Strategic Communication Elective 13
Communication or Strategic Communication Elective 13
Communication or Strategic Communication Elective 13
Communication or Strategic Communication Elective 13
Total Hours15
1

Choose any 500-600 level COMS or STCO course not already applying to the degree

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident Format

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