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Strategic Communication

About the Master of Science in Strategic Communication 

Do you hope to find continued success within your area of expertise? No matter your academic path or what your goals in life may be within your chosen field, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively is a significant contributor when it comes to a successful career. Continue building your future by becoming a part of TROY’s strategic communication graduate program.

Equipping you for success

 TROY’s Master of Science in Strategic Communication is a 30-credit-hour program that can be completed within one year. This graduate program appeals to professionals across various disciplines seeking to add the skills of effective communication and creating solutions to challenging communication issues. These skills are recognized as valued and critical to professional success in all major professions. In addition, you will gain knowledge in emerging communication technologies, crisis communication management and the strategic use of social media in an innovative communication environment.

Staying ahead of the curve

 This challenging and timely graduate program will prepare you to develop, implement and evaluate communication strategy in an increasingly complex, multifaceted and online environment. It will also give you many new career options and prepare you and your fellow graduates to teach communication and journalism courses at the undergraduate level if your goal is to pass along your newfound knowledge in the classroom. TROY’s strategic communication master’s program will also provide you with the preparation needed to apply to doctoral programs.

Set your own deadline

 This program, offered through TROY Online, allows you flexibility and convenience as you work toward your graduate degree and greater career opportunities including stepping into the role of a/an:

  • Account executive
  • Advertising executive
  • Creative director
  • Crisis communication manager
  • Digital content producer
  • Editor
  • Grant writer
  • Marketing manager
  • Multimedia communication producer
  • Promotions manager
  • Public information officer
  • Public opinion researcher
  • Public relations executive
  • Social media producer
  • Social media writer



Program Locations

  • TROY Online

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Alumnus parlays master’s degree into communications job with Georgia Senate

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At just 22 years old, Emma Johnson is the owner of a master’s degree in communications and a communications career with the Georgia Senate Press Office.

Johnson, a 2020 recipient of the Master of Science in Strategic Communication, began taking TROY classes when she was in high school, thanks to the ACCELERATE dual enrollment program.

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