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Master of Arts in Communication

Master of Arts in Strategic Communication (M.A.)

Admissions Information

Residential Program

The Master of Arts in Communication Studies program that teaches the study and practice of context-specific communication competencies, theory, and research. These skills enhance communication abilities, enabling graduates to succeed in leadership roles in media, ministry, business and education, and prepares them for further graduate work in communication and related disciplines. The goal is to develop communication knowledge and expertise within the Christian worldview.

  • 36 hour graduate program
    (30 hours must be completed through Liberty University)
  • Residential and Online formats
  • 6-credit-hour thesis is required
  • Admissions Information

Academic Information


  • Professional
  • Teaching & Academic


Sampling of program courses:

  • Communication Theory: COMS 520
  • Interpersonal Communication Theory and Practice: COMS 522
  • Mass Media Theory: COMS 530
  • Web-based Communication: COMS 562
  • Communication Research Methods: COMS 680
  • Thesis Defense: COMS 690

Program of Study

View Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Career Opportunities

  • Journalist
  • Lay Leader
  • Marketing Manager
  • News Broadcaster
  • Pastor
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Reporter
  • Speech Writer