California Baptist University

Master of Arts in Strategic Communication


8432 Magnolia Ave

Riverside, CA 92504

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication degree program is designed to deepen students’ understanding of the historical, cultural, social, global, and political dimensions of communication. In doing so, coursework will equip students with the tools to examine the role of communication in all areas of life while challenging them to integrate biblical thought within contemporary cultural concepts. Students will understand and use communication research principles and theories to explore and examine communication phenomena and behavior to further analyze the broad-based field of communication studies. Students will develop communication programs and campaigns for work in strategic communication, public relations and media. Graduates of the Master of Arts in Strategic Communication program will exhibit values of professional and academic integrity, ethics, diversity, collegiality, community engagement, and proficiency in analyzing the role of a Christian worldview in all facets of communication.

The demand for highly skilled, master's level strategic communication practitioners, directors, and leaders who possess superb research and communication skills continues to grow. CBU Online trains and educates professionals who wish to join or advance in this expanding field by providing them with an excellent learning experience that is innovative and interactive. Network with other professionals, gain practical and applicable experience, and apply theoretical concepts to real world situations all while earning a communications degree online.

The discipline of communication is not only necessary; it is foundational to today’s growing businesses, non-profits, and organizations. Strategic Communication practitioners who hold a master's degree are well-educated in social media and communication theories. They communicate with credibility, relevance, and impact and are standard bearers of ethical communications. They are champions of accuracy, truth, and integrity as they lead the field.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

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Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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