Online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

Specializations in Public Relations or Digital and Social Media

The University of Delaware's Master of Arts (M.A.) in Strategic Communication is now available online. Learn the tactics necessary to craft persuasive messaging by evaluating past media campaigns and their results, conducting competitive research, and designing new campaigns based on insights from your analysis. Graduate ready to advance your current career or take on a new role in strategic communication, public relations, digital media or social media management.

Specialize even further with your choice of specialization in either Public Relations or Digital and Social Media—or choose your own electives to design the program that best matches your career goals.

A Top 20 College for Corporate Communication
— Eduniversal, 2018

The University of Delaware's M.A. in Strategic Communication program is entirely online. Attend class where and when you'd like, on your schedule. And with GRE waivers available to Spring 2021 applicants, and financial aid offered through FAFSA, getting started is within reach for anyone.

Virtual Open House - On Demand: Learn more about the online MA in Strategic Communication program by viewing a recording of our most recent Virtual Open House. The program director presnted information about admissions, curriculum and career outcomes. View Now

Online M.A. in Strategic Communication Curriculum

Experience 30 credit hours of cutting-edge strategic communication courses, covering topics such as social media management, public relations campaign planning, digital media strategy, and strategic communication theory and research. Choose a specialization or build your own with a customizable curriculum tailored to your career.

The M.A. in Strategic Communication can be completed in as few as 24 months, offering a quick pathway to career advancement. Or, work around your schedule and complete the program at any pace that is best for you.

Be sure to read the exclusive interview with Kami J. Silk, Ph.D., Chairperson of the UD Department of Communication and Tara L. Smith, UD Public Relations instructor as conducted by