As the field of communication has matured, the value of research-based decision making has become clear. Communication professionals must know about acquiring and assessing relevant information and integrating their analysis of that information into the decision-making process.
The Master of Science (M.S.) degree is a versatile program that meets the needs of various aspects of professional communication. Students will enhance their effectiveness and leadership skills within an organization and find that the degree is rewarding and beneficial to their careers. Visit the School of Communications website gvsu.edu/soc for admissions requirements.
A variety of communications coursework is offered, including:
The program is designed to enhance effectiveness and leadership skills valuable to organizations such as:
“As a young working professional, the master's in communications program was the perfect fit for me. The interactive approach of the faculty paired with the practical application of the subject matter made attending class a lot of fun. I was actually able to go to class at night and apply what I learned the next day at work.”