Professional Communication and Leadership MA

Master of Arts in Professional Communication and Leadership

The Professional Communication and Leadership program is community-driven and developed to prepare you as a working professional in the areas of communication, critical thinking and leadership. By pursuing this degree, you will become familiar with communication strategies, technical editing, organizational communication in diverse contexts, and leadership in the public arena. As a graduate, you will become knowledgeable and prepared for employment in a variety of workplace settings because of the interdisciplinary nature the curriculum.

Industry Highlights

Professionals working in advertising, public relations and related services industry made an average annual salary of $136,530.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Management
  • Human Resources
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Publication Design
  • Recruitment
  • Workplace Advancement

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of opportunities to apply learned knowledge and extend their professional experience through off-campus internships and guided projects.


Read More Armstrong to Host A Moveable Feast Faculty Lecture Featuring Dr. Lara Wessel and Dr. Nicholas Mangee on Oct. 27

Armstrong will host a free lecture by Political Science Professor Lara Wessel and Economics Professor Nicholas Mangee, who will grapple with the nuances of Hillary Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s political and economic policies. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong State University Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Ogeechee Technical College

(August 3, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Ogeechee Technical College, located in Statesboro, Ga., on August 2, bridging the institution’s programs in Criminal Justice and Information Technology through a rigorous collection of major field courses.

Read More Armstrong English Professor Selected to Attend the Ernest J. Gaines Summer Scholar Institute

(June 28, 2016) – Dr. Carol Andrews, associate professor of English at Armstrong State University, was recently selected to attend the Ernest J. Gaines Center's 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette from May 30 through June 24, 2016.

Read More Armstrong Professor Teresa Winterhalter Invited to Attend Japan Diplomatic Seminar

(June 9, 2016) – Armstrong English professor and Liberal Arts Associate Dean Teresa Winterhalter has been selected to participate in a two-week Japan Diplomatic Seminar in July as part of a grant sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission.

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