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Expectations of today’s leaders are perhaps higher than ever.

In today’s world of texting, emailing, emoticons, and “cyber slang,” the topic of good writing practices can be quite unpopular.

Strategic communicators spend a great deal of time developing, polishing, and communicating their clients’ brands.

Many new graduate students ask, “What types of projects and assignments will I complete during the course of my masters program?” Purdue’s MS in Communication affords students plentiful opportunities to engage in a variety of projects, in both ind

So you’ve decided to return to school to obtain a masters in communication. Congratulations on making this major decision!  

When selecting a masters degree program, it’s important to consider a number of key factors:

I recall, when I was in college, that my favorite classes were always those taught by professors who were approachable and easy to get to know.  In today’s online learning environment, it can be challenging to develop meaningful relationships; email communication and online discussions are efficient, but they don’t afford the same opportunities as traditional classrooms where all participants can enjoy the benefit of face-to-face interaction.

One question I hear quite frequently is, what can I do with my M.S. degree?  The good news is that many employers deem communication skills to be the most important asset a candidate can bring to the table.  So, no matter what your career path, your strategic communications degree from Purdue will be a significant plus on your résumé.

The role of strategic communication in the nonprofit sector cannot be overstated. While for-profit companies often have large budgets and dedicated staff for advertising, marketing and PR, this is typically not the case in nonprofit organizations (NPOs).

Finding the online graduate program in communications that meets your personal and professional needs can be daunting. Learn what to look for as you consider the program that’s right for you, and how an online Masters in Communication, such as Purdue University’s program, can help you develop a highly specialized skill set at a nationally recognized, affordable institution.

A Master’s degree in Communications can help you master an array of in-demand skills applicable in every field. Equipped with this postgraduate knowledge, employees who have earned this degree often enjoy higher earning potential and faster career growth than counterparts with Bachelor’s degrees.