Accelerate Your Career Path

After working for a few years in a field like journalism, media relations, government relations, or risk and crisis communication, you are likely ready to advance your career. As you look at higher-level job opportunities, there are communication and problem-solving skills that organizations in your industry seek but many potential hires don't have.

The MACC program is designed to help bridge this industry gap by equipping you with the conceptual knowledge and practical skills to be effective communicators and leaders. Given how interconnected we are in an increasingly globalized world, every course in the program has a global focus on all issues discussed.

Earning a master's degree can also have a significant impact on your lifetime earnings and employability. Many studies have been conducted and articles written on the topic; here are a few to get started: