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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.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

(August 18, 2017) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Economic Monitor Reports Savannah Economic Growth in 1st Quarter 2017

(June 26, 2017) - Armstrong’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah metro economy returned to healthy growth in the opening quarter of 2017, as the negative effects of Hurricane Matthew dissipated. Employment, airport travel, retail sales and consumer confidence were especially strong during this period, as was record-setting port activity.

Read More Making Connections: Small Business Class Opens Big Doors

(April 19, 2017) – In the Small Business Consulting course taught by Dennis Barber, Ph.D., Armstrong Economics professor and Small Business Institute director, undergraduates gain firsthand experience in Savannah’s small business community, which is a leader in the state.

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