Professional Studies: Applied Communication Option

Graduate programs

Professional Studies: Applied Communication Option

The Department of Communication participates in the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree.  The MPS is a cross-disciplinary program which features enhancement of administrative abilities with an area of emphasis.  The program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are established in careers and are seeking professional growth and advancement within their vocations. The 33-hour program builds upon past work experience, and allows participants to expand their knowledge base, abilities, and skills which can lead to enhanced administrative roles within organizations.

A required core of 24 hours is taken in addition to the option requirements listed below.  See MPS Program for more information.

Applied Communication Option required courses (choose any four from list below):

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
COM 611 Conflict and Communication  3 hrs
COM 617 Communication and Diversity in the Workplace 3 hrs
COM 619 Ethical Issues in Communication 3 hrs
COM 732 Theories and Concepts of Small Group Communication 3 hrs
COM 713 Media Resources for Organizations 3 hrs