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University of Tampa

Master of Arts in Professional Communication

University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida


Overview


This flexible, multidisciplinary degree is designed for students from diverse backgrounds

Address

College of Arts and Letters
401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, Florida, 33606, United States


Academics

Summary

UT’s Master of Arts in Professional Communication equips students with the communication knowledge and skills needed for success in a variety of fields. Students gain experience with masterful presentation techniques, theories of organizational communication, crisis communication, conflict management and the effective use of visuals and media, with an emphasis on digital and emerging technologies. All classes have immediate, real-world applicability, making the program ideal for both working professionals and those beginning or changing careers. This flexible, multidisciplinary degree is designed for students from diverse backgrounds, including advertising and public relations, corporate communications, human resources, logistics, government, media, marketing, nonprofit management and more. Students are encouraged to tailor their coursework to their areas of interest. During a final immersive capstone project, students work closely with a faculty mentor on a topic of their choosing.

Academic Fields
    International and Intercultural Communication.
    Communication, General.
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
    Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
    Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Degrees
    Master's, MA, Master of Arts on Professional Communication
    Formats

    Full Time, Part Time, On-Campus, Evening or Weekend

    Keywords

    communication, crisis communication, conflict management, global communication. leadership


    Admissions

    Summary
    All classes are held on campus in the evening and are taught by expert faculty members. Through a unique schedule of accelerated seven-week courses, students take one course at a time, allowing them to engage fully with each topic and build close connections with their peers during lively classroom discussions. Students may begin the program during the fall or spring semesters, and can earn their degree in as little as one calendar year.
    Academic Backgrounds
      Communication, General.
      Organizational Communication, General.
      Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
      Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication.

    Contacts

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    Angela Ward

    award@ut.edu