Transform ideas into lasting impact.

Nothing is accomplished without clear, effective communication. Hone your existing skills as you explore how communication affects all aspects of human life, including relationships, conflict and leadership. This advanced communication degree offers opportunities for self-reflection, critical and creative thinking, community outreach and service learning. You will complete core studies covering graduate transformation and ethics, along with specialization courses that run the gamut from high-level theory to practical workplace skills.

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Program Snapshot

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Program Format
Online 7- or 8-week terms

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Time Commitment
12-24 months

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Key Dates
Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October

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Join Regis Alumni Working As:

Corporate Communications Manager

Craft and convey your company's messages, ensuring consistent and positive communication to stakeholders and the public.

Public Relations Specialist

Build and maintain a positive image for organizations by managing communication with the media and the public.

Content Strategist

Plan and execute the creation, distribution and management of content, aligning it with business goals and audience needs.

By the Numbers

Average student-to-faculty ratio at Regis
Regis master’s graduates who report working in their degree field*
New communications job openings through 2032**

*Regis First Destination Survey, 2023
**U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022

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MALC 672: Conflict Management

Learn how to identify, avoid and manage common types of conflict within organizations, while developing communication styles and strategies for working through conflict.

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MALC 623: Persuasive Communication

Explore the practice of persuasion and rhetoric in interpersonal relationships, professional settings, sales and marketing, and the mass media. In this class, you’ll discover both theoretical explanations and practical applications of persuasive communication.

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MALC 668: Communication Through Social Media

Explore different forms of social media and its influence on interpersonal and professional relationships, while examining the impact of social media on personal and group identity.

To apply to the Master of Arts program, you will need:

  • Online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcript(s) from an accredited college or university
  • Admissions essay
  • Resume
  • Faculty interview may be required

This program is eligible for our FastForward dual degree. To learn more about eligible programs and GPA requirements, visit

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Tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year: $599 per credit hour
Total program credits: 33
A 10% tuition discount is offered for licensed educators.

Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for Adult Undergraduates and Graduate Students page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Earning your Master of Arts with Communication specialization from Regis sets you apart and expands your professional network — think of it as an investment in your future. Between scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach.

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