Online Master’s Degree Programs From Newhouse

Join a Network of 28,000+ Newhouse Professionals

Since 2015, Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has been delivering online graduate education designed for passionate professionals who want to leverage emerging media tools and ensure that their stories reach the right audience. The Newhouse School offers two online communications master’s programs that give students the opportunity to apply new communications skills to their role in real time and join the Newhouse network of more than 28,000 communications professionals.

No GRE or GMAT scores required

Learn alongside professionals working in the field

Expert faculty with years of industry experience

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M.S. in Communications

Built for media professionals who are looking to take the next step in their career, the online M.S. in Communications program helps students utilize contemporary media technologies such as web and mobile story production, drone videography and data-driven journalism to create compelling stories. The program offers four specializations: advertising, media management, public relations and journalism innovation. Complete in as few as 15 months.

Pursue a Variety of Careers in Media

Through specializations, the online program will prepare you to compete for careers across a variety of sectors in media:

  • Account Executive
  • Advertising Operations Manager
  • Assistant Editor
  • Content Editor
  • Director of Digital Media
  • Product Designer
  • Production Assistant
  • Social Brand Manager

M.S. in Communications Management

Offered by the Newhouse School in a distance-learning format since 1995, the M.S. in Communications Management program is designed for experienced communications professionals who want to effectively manage communications strategy for their organization. The program is now delivered in an online format that features a holistic curriculum blending communications, business management and leadership courses delivered by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Complete in as few as 18 months.

Prepare for Leadership Positions in Communications

The online program will prepare you to compete for leadership positions such as:

  • CEO/President/Owner
  • Chief Communications Officer
  • Crisis Communications Consultant
  • Director of Communications
  • Director of Communications & Digital Engagement
  • Manager of Content Creation
  • Public Information Officer
  • Senior Director of Marketing & Communications
  • VP of Communications
  • VP of Public Relations

Advance in an Evolving Communications Industry

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