Master of Science in
Corporate and Organizational Communication
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Transfer Credit Opportunity for Professionals with an APR

Northeastern Entry Terms
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Available 100% Online: Yes

Application Deadlines:
Domestic Students:
August 7 (Fall), December 15 (Winter), February 27 (Spring), May 29 (Summer)

International Students:
July 24 (Fall), November 13 (Winter), February 13 (Spring), May 8 (Summer)

About the APR Opportunity:

Why consider a Northeastern master’s degree in corporate and organizational communication? We recognize the knowledge and competencies demonstrated by those earning the APR. As a result, APR holders have the unique opportunity to accelerate through the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational program by applying this credential in exchange for transfer credit.  

Successful applicants with the APR: 

  • Will receive 9 quarter hours of transfer credit – a 20% savings in tuition 
  • Will be able to earn a master’s degree by completing 12 courses, rather than 15
  • Will enjoy the convenience of a totally online, interactive curriculum
  • Transfer credit is awarded for the following courses: CMN 6010 Strategic Communication Management, PBR 6100 Introduction to Public Relations, and PBR 6710 Public Relations Research.

As a student in the organizational communication master's program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Create a schedule that’s flexible to your needs while maintaining close connections with fellow classmates and faculty members.
  • Take classes totally online, or on-ground in Boston, combining convenience with a practice-oriented curriculum, taught by seasoned professionals, and offering unrivaled opportunities for experiential learning.
  • Put what you learn from the corporate communications master’s into practice by completing a project for a real-world employer through our Experiential Network.

Selecting a Concentration:
Concentrations that align with skills in demand in the profession are a key component of the master’s program. You might decide to pursue more advanced courses within the Public and Media Relations concentration, or select a concentration such as Social Media and Online Communities or Project Management.
 
If you are in a management role – or aspire to be – and have at least five years of professional communication experience, you might consider the new Leading Communication Strategy and Talent Development concentration. There are limited number of places in the Fall 2017 cohort.

Discover how a corporate communications master’s degree and this APR opportunity can impact and elevate your career.
About Northeastern

A corporate communications master’s program at Northeastern University enables you to create the educational experience that best meets your career and life goals. Recognized as part of a top 50-research university, our organizational communications degree offers a dynamic learning environment, fueled, informed, and inspired by professionally-oriented, hands-on study.

Experiential learning. Industry-aligned coursework. Flexible study options. Our corporate communications master’s also allows you access to a global network of faculty practitioners, corporate partners, distinguished alumni, and fellow communications master’s degree students. Together, these form the cornerstone of a master’s in organizational communications that’s innovative, yet relevant; practical, yet transformative.

  • Northeastern University’s communications master’s programs are designed to meet the demands of today’s high-growth industries, providing students with the skills needed to succeed in the modern, global organizational communications workforce.
  • Pursue powerful career advancement opportunities in human resources, leadership, public relations, and more through our global network of over 3,000 corporate partners.
  • Directly and immediately apply what you learn from your organizational communications master’s to a pressing project in your own organization or through an experiential learning opportunity with one of our corporate partners.
Ready to Learn More?
Connect with us today to learn more about the APR opportunity and the Corporate and Organizational Communication degree to see how a corporate communications master’s can help you advance your communications skills, career and life.  It all starts here.