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Online Master's in Corporate and Strategic Communication

Begin your journey in the world of corporate and strategic communication with Ashland University’s Online Master's in Corporate and Strategic Communication! Corporate and Strategic communication has become one of the fastest growing areas in Communication Studies due to a current high demand for skilled communication professionals. Ashland University’s MACSC program is a fast-paced, intensive degree that provides you with opportunities to work with real clients on strategic communication problems and projects to ensure a successful career.

Our Online Master's in Corporate and Strategic Communication program is designed to prepare professionals for a variety of advanced-level communication and consultant positions in the fast-growing field of strategic and corporate communication. At Ashland University, you will learn how effective communication and strategic use of technology affect business operations and stakeholders.

Learn more about Ashland University’s Master's in Corporate and Strategic Communication focused on strategic and corporate communication!

Why Ashland University’s Online Master's in Corporate and Strategic Communication?

Our online Master's in Strategic and Corporate Communication is designed for working professionals. Here are some of the benefits.

  • Achieve flexibility from this 100 percent online degree program that allows you to work around your schedule

  • Gain a deeper background in public relations and health and risk communication for a variety of skills applicable to numerous careers

  • Benefit from a dynamic balance of communication theory, research, and application for a well-rounded education

  • Graduate in as little as 18 months with this 30 credit hour program

Choose an Online Master's in Corporate and Strategic Communication program that fits your busy schedule! Request Information Today! 

Core Courses:

Our curriculum explores the many different ways communication is displayed in the world we live in. In a strategic communication course at Ashland University, you can expect to grow your critical thinking skills. Have the ability to learn valuable information about public relations, new ways of communication technology, integrated marketing communication, leadership, and much more!

Just some of the core courses offered in our online Masters in Communication are:

  • Strategic Communication Course
  • Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Organizational Communication
  • Leadership
  • And so much more!

Our school offers courses designed by experts in the field. All students take 18 hours of required courses and the remaining 12 credits are elective credit.

Career Prospects and Job Opportunities:

Just some of the careers in this industry include director of internal/external communication, corporate trainer, organizational development specialist, public relations specialist, director of public affairs, employee relations manager, crisis communication consultant.

Strategic and corporate communication are ever-present in the professional space. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of media and communication occupations is projected to grow 4% from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations (1). This will result in about 27,600 new jobs! The need for media and communication occupations is expected to rise from the need to create, edit, and disseminate information through a variety of platforms.

Looking at career options for those with a Masters Degree, employment in master’s level occupations is projected to grow almost 17% from 2016 to 2026, the fastest of any education level (2). Getting an online Masters in Communication from Ashland University could give you the opportunity to excel in your career path, as you gain and strengthen your communication skills through an online degree program!

Advance your communication skills and your career with Ashland’s online programs! Click here to learn more!


  1. www. bls. gov/ooh/media-and-communication/home.htm
  2. www. bls. gov/careeroutlook/2018/article/graduate-degree-outlook.htm