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The master’s program in Communication equips students with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to communicate and connect with diverse audiences. Customize your studies by concentrating in Public Relations and Advertising or Integrated Marketing Communication.

Whether you’re eager to conduct empirical research, design and execute public relations and advertising campaigns, or demonstrate how an integrated marketing approach can increase organizational impact, Suffolk will help you develop your message.

Designed for those at all stages of their careers, the program welcomes newcomers, career-changers, and working communication professionals alike. Most of our classes meet on weekday evenings, allowing you to balance your professional and academic responsibilities.

Students select one concentration:

Public Relations & Advertising

The Public Relations & Advertising concentration highlights how both corporate and non-profit organizations interact with myriad publics in building and maintaining image, brand awareness, and social responsibility.

Integrated Marketing Communication

Examining the synergy between public relations, advertising, and marketing, the Integrated Marketing Communication concentration offers cross-disciplinary study in both the College of Arts & Sciences and the Sawyer Business School.