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Online Graduate Programs

Help accelerate your communication career with cutting-edge knowledge and acquire skills that will equip you to navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of communication in the digital age.
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Online Master’s Programs 

The Brian Lamb School of Communication offers two fully online master’s programs: The online Master of Science in Communication and the online master’s in Corporate Training and Communication. Both online degrees are designed with professional students in mind, combining rigorous and practical skill-building opportunities with the flexibility that working students need to excel academically without putting their careers on hold.

The online master’s in communication is a highly customizable program that gives students an enhanced understanding of strategic communication, public relations, branding and many more emerging topics within communication. The online master’s in corporate training and communication prepares students for successful careers in designing, assessing, and evaluating training and communication effectiveness in corporate environments.

Graduate Certificates

For students who want to build advanced, job-ready skills in less time than a traditional master’s degree, the Lamb School offers two fully online graduate certificates: the online Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management and the online Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership. Both certificates require 12 credit hours and credits earned for the certificates can be transferred into the full master’s degrees.

Prospective students interested in pursuing academic research and careers in higher-ed are encouraged to explore our on-campus programs.

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ONLINE MASTER'S IN COMMUNICATION DEGREE

The degree offers four concentrations or the ability to customize your own degree with industry-specific knowledge.
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ONLINE MASTER'S IN CORPORATE TRAINING AND COMMUNICATION
Training and learning new skills in professional environments will undoubtedly be essential as we face new challenges.
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ONLINE CERTIFICATION IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT
Amplify the effectiveness of your communications with the online Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management program from Purdue University.
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ONLINE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNICATION & LEADERSHIP
In just seven months, you’ll discover the vital role played by communication within corporate settings and develop advanced leadership skills that immediately apply to your workplace.
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ONLINE MASTER'S IN APPLIED GEOSPATIAL ANALYTICS
Cultivate technical and problem-solving skills to develop impactful, strategic communication based on high-quality, data-driven analyses and visualizations, specializing in a context of geospatial data and intelligence.
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COMBINED BS AND ONLINE MS IN COMMUNICATION PROGRAM
The combined degree in Communication program allows students to complete an undergraduate and graduate degree in Communication in as little as 4 years for 3 year degree students or 5 years for traditional students.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Accelerate your career with the Lamb School of Communication’s professional development options. Offering programs like the Certificate in Data and AI Storytelling as well as the Certificate in Digital Media Analytics. Our courses deliver advanced, job-ready skills in less time than traditional degrees.

These certificates seamlessly integrate into our non-credit-to-credit pathway for the Master’s in Communication program, providing a swift route to career advancement. Elevate your professional capabilities efficiently and stand out in today’s competitive job market with the Lamb School’s focused professional development courses.

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Contact Information

Email: onlineadmissions@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-496-0990

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