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New Program Coming Soon
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An advanced communication degree for rising communication leaders

DePaul’s College of Communication will soon offer a new accelerated, one-year online master’s degree in professional communication with a curriculum formed around the latest industry developments and trends. Designed in partnership with top communication professionals and taught by award-winning faculty, our classes will give you the practical knowledge and real-world experience that are hallmarks of DePaul’s nationally respected communication degrees. This program provides enhanced skills to help you, the established communication professional, advance further in your career and assume communication leadership positions.

New 2021 program

  • Professional Communication—MA online degree program
    Tailored to meet the needs of busy professionals, this accelerated, one-year program provides advanced training in external and internal communication for a wide range of workplace environments, including a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). You will take online classes with a cohort—learning alongside and networking with fellow communication students from various professional backgrounds. This program begins and ends with optional weekend in-person residencies in Chicago, which allow you to connect with fellow classmates, professors, alumni and industry leaders from numerous Chicago-based organizations.

Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the College of Communication admission office at (773) 325-4405 or​