Drake University

Master of Arts in Communication


2507 University Ave

Des Moines, IA 50311

United States


(515) 271-2011

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Communication

Format: Online

Program Description:

Advance in many types of careers with a comprehensive, online Master of Arts in Communication from Drake University, which offers three tracks: Communication Leadership, Brand Communication, and Public Affairs and Advocacy.  Our curriculum is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) and is designed around the qualities employers expect from ethical, innovative, and global leaders.

In the Communication Leadership track, you'll focus on leadership theory, financial fundamentals, and business concepts for communication professionals. The Brand Communication track includes coursework on advanced writing, visual communication, and digital storytelling. The Public Affairs and Advocacy track offers courses in legislation, speech writing, public affairs, and other policy electives. In any track, you can also incorporate a variety of available electives to suit your career needs. Expert faculty guide you through coursework using online materials and saving you money on textbooks.

Drake's online communication master's allows you to develop the ability to communicate in an increasingly global society by instilling you with real-world strategies that serve diverse and multicultural constituencies. We offer multiple start dates throughout the year in six-week course sessions, so you can complete the program in 1-2 years at a pace that suits your lifestyle.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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