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 State University Introduces New Semester Abroad Program in Siena, Italy

(October 24, 2016) – Beginning in the spring semester 2017, Armstrong State University will offer a new semester abroad program in Siena, Italy. Students will take classes via Armstrong’s long-time partner, the Dante Alighieri Institute. The 12-week program, which runs from January 22 through April 14, 2017, is open to all Armstrong students, as well as University System of Georgia transient students, and offers a full roster of semester credits.

Read More Armstrong State University’s Economic Monitor Reports 2nd Quarter Growth, Forecasts Slowdown

(October 24, 2016) - Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah metro economy continued its growth phase during the second quarter of 2016, but some turbulence lies ahead.

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.

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