Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Communication

Three Disciplines, One Degree Program

Youngstown State University’s master’s program in Interdisciplinary Communication combines three disciplines – marketing, communications, and professional writing – into one degree.

This program prepares you to:

  • Understand how theory guides practice in professional communication.
  • Write effectively for audiences using current technologies.
  • Develop strategies for effective organizational marketing.
  • Acquire advanced analytical and research skills appropriate to organizations.
  • Gain effectiveness in face-to-face and computer-mediated interpersonal relationships.

The YSU Advantage

The skills taught in this program will equip you to handle the demands of today’s complex and evolving professional environment.

YSU’s Interdisciplinary Communication degree is exactly what employers are looking for in new hires, and the program teaches skills that current employees will also need in order to advance in an organization. In fact, before this program was created we surveyed national and international employers, for-profit and not-for-profit agencies, and several Fortune 500 companies and found a strong demand for a new, professional master’s program. On average, employers indicated being very interested in their employees gaining further training in areas such as oral communication, presentational skills, writing and editing, and public relations and marketing.

We built this degree program around employers’ needs. Courses are designed to make you more marketable as a job applicant and to meet the needs of modern organizations – whether you’re looking to advance in your current job, be retrained, or move on to another position. You will hone skills essential to long-term professional success.

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