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The Master of Communication degree focuses on principles of effective communication, public relations, crisis communication, social media / web strategy and tactics, and many other topics.
Why get a Master of Communication degree? According to one expert, this is the right degree for you if you want to develop specific communications expertise - like skills in project management or research, and/or if you want to enhance your writing or presentation skills. Prospective students may also be interested in career advancement through earning additional communications’ certifications such as the Certified Professional Marketer. Earning your master’s degree reduces the number of years of work experience necessary to apply for this designation.
Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers earn an average salary of $124,850 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of jobs in this occupation is expected to increase 9% nationally from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average. Twenty-four percent of Marketing Managers in the U.S. have earned a master’s degree.