A Contemporary Curriculum on a Classic Foundation
The outcomes of the program reflect the needs articulated by today's managers, business leaders, and key communicators.
When you complete your degree, you will be able to apply the theories underlying the use of social media, crisis communication, and change management to authentic
problems and cases.
You will be able to demonstrate a working understanding and application of the tools of digital, visual, and verbal communication.
Core (18 credit hours)
• Introduction to Graduate Studies in Communication
• Integrated Communication: Social Media
• Communication Ethics
• Communication and the Management of Change
• Crisis Communications
• Coordinating Seminar
Electives: Choose 12 credit hours
• Advanced Organizational Communication
• Advanced Business Communication
• Advanced Technical Communication
• Integrated Marketing Communication
• Visual Communication
• Digital Communication I: video
• Digital Communication II: computer-based
Applications are accepted on a revolving basis so you can begin your study at the start of any session. Here's how to apply:
• Submit a completed Quincy University Graduate Studies application with a $25 non-refundable application fee.
• Official Transcripts - Official transcripts from every college or university attended. (An English translation of the original transcript(s) by an accredited transcript evaluation service is
• Recommendations - Two recommendations from individuals who address the student's academic and/or professional potential.
• Educational Requirements - A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Conditional admission may be possible according to program
• Resume - A current professional resume.
• Written Statement - A written statement that meets the criteria specified by the graduate program.
• Submit official results of the Graduate Record Exam with a satisfactory score.
• International Students - Applicants from non-English speaking educational institutions must submit the results of the TOEFL. Generally, a score of 550 or above is acceptable
evidence of a student's ability to successfully study in an English-speaking environment at the graduate level. Also, the applicant must submit documentation showing how his/her
education will be financed. A bank official must authorize this financial documentation.