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MASTER OF ARTS IN

COMMUNICATION

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Johns Hopkins MA in Communication Program provides a cutting-edge curriculum that integrates digital technology with innovative strategic communication and strong writing skills. The program offers concentrations in public and media relations, political communication, health communication, digital communication, and corporate/nonprofit communication. The MA in Communication helps professionals advance in their jobs or switch their careers.

The majority of graduates report their degree facilitates professional advancement. Recent alumni include senior managers in various organizations, such as government agencies, associations, non-profits, and corporations. In addition to working and learning from communication experts, students and alumni have access to our exclusive job opportunities listings and Career Services Center.

FLEXIBLE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

Students can earn their MA in Communication onsite—at our conveniently located Washington, DC Center; or online. Students are offered a flexible course schedule and can start and

continue their studies during the spring, summer, or fall. They have up to five years to earn their degree; most take about two years.

LEARNING FROM THE BEST

The Communication faculty consists of experts in academia, politics, and the professional world. Each faculty member offers classes tailored to his or her expertise and typically has multiple decades of experience in their field. In addition to offering quality instruction, our faculty also facilitates networking opportunities within Washington DC and beyond.

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SELECT PROGRAM COURSES

» Public Relations in the Age of Digital Influence » Utilizing Images: Media Literacy in Practice » Crisis Communication » Effective Web Design and Strategy » Changing Behavior through Communication

» Political Communication Campaigns » Public Policy Management and Advocacy » Communicating for Social Change » Behavior Change and Education through Entertainment

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Prospective students must have:

The program admits students on a rolling basis and encourages applicants to submit their applications at least two months before the start of the desired semester.

» A bachelor’s degree prior to enrolling » A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale » History of relevant coursework OR relevant professional experience » Strong writing skills

FINANCIAL AID

Please visit communication.jhu.edu for a complete list of application requirements. International applicants should visit: advanced.jhu.edu/international-applicants

Office of Student Financial Services can provide assistance with: » Understanding the eligibility for federal » For more information, please visit: student aid advanced.jhu.edu/finaid or email aapfinaid@jhu.edu » Determining your federal loan options » Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Jennifer Todd, DrPH Director 202.663.5776 jtodd@jhu.edu CONTACT ADMISSIONS aapinfo@jhu.edu 202.452.1940 800.847.3330

advanced.jhu.edu updated as of 12/2016

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Fact Sheet: MA in Communication  

Learn more about the Master of Arts in Communication at Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs.

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