Communication Management (M.S.)

Whatever your communication goal may be, this program helps you gain the knowledge, skills and abilities required to research, plan, implement and evaluate communications strategies to achieve organizational goals.

TU students classroom

The master’s degree in communication management program offers both professional and research-oriented coursework with an emphasis on public relations and integrated communication. You learn to manage and appropriately integrate a variety of communication functions. Your coursework and professors will help you expand your knowledge of all facets of organizational communication and public relations.

Many students enter the program with expertise in certain areas of communication. They use the graduate program to master familiar areas or focus on new areas of communication.

Our theory and methodology courses provide you with the academic tools you will need to complete the final components of the program — either comprehensive exams or a thesis. In addition to mass communication and communication studies courses, you can choose from a wide variety of elective courses. View the admission and degree requirements in the Graduate Catalog.

Why Towson?

Convenient Class Schedules

Designed to meet the needs of busy professionals, this program can be completed on a part-time basis with all required courses offered in the evening. 

Program Emphasis

This program is the only one of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region with an emphasis on strategic public relations and integrated communications.

Faculty Connections

Small classes taught by experienced faculty give you a real opportunity to network with your instructors and fellow classmates.

Contact Information

Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies
Lingling Zhang, Program Director
Media Center
Room 114
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.