Strategic Communication (M.A.) - Digital Communication

Strategic Communication (M.A.) - Digital Communication

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
STCO 526Strategic Storytelling3
STCO 532Media Technologies & Communication Strategies3
STCO 533Video, Social & Mobile Promotion3
STCO 534Strategic Media Analysis3
STCO 546Effective Media Analysis3
STCO 550Best Practices: Transforming the Digital Organization3
STCO 622Organizational Communication Theory and Practice3
STCO 681New Beginnings: Research, Insight, and Application3
Total Hours24
Digital Communication Cognate
STCO 562Using Emerging Trends in Strategic Communication3
STCO 639Digital Storytelling3
STCO 658Strategic Communication Campaigns for the Digital Age3
Total Hours9

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 33 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 & Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
STCO 532 Media Technologies & Communication Strategies 3
STCO 550 Best Practices: Transforming the Digital Organization 3
STCO 658 Strategic Communication Campaigns for the Digital Age 3
Second Semester
STCO 526 Strategic Storytelling 3
STCO 533 Video, Social & Mobile Promotion 3
STCO 546 Effective Media Analysis 3
Second Year
First Semester
STCO 534 Strategic Media Analysis 3
STCO 562 Using Emerging Trends in Strategic Communication 3
STCO 681 New Beginnings: Research, Insight, and Application 3
Second Semester
STCO 622 Organizational Communication Theory and Practice 3
STCO 639 Digital Storytelling 3
 Total Hours33
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