​​​​​​​Online Master of Arts in Professional Communication​​

Strengthen your communication and advance your career.

The University of Findlay is one of only a few institutions nationwide to offer a fully online master's program in professional communication. 

Apply today​ and start classes on August 16​, 202​​1!​

Next session begins October 11​, 2021.​​

Designed to Benefit a Variety of Professions

If you want to advance or fine-tune your communication skills, have a bachelor's degree and have met the admission require​ments, the online Master of Arts in Professional Communication Program is a good fit for you. Our curriculum is designed to benefit current professionals in areas such as:
  • Public relations/communication
  • Community relations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Marketing 
  • Real estate
  • Insurance
  • Sales
  • Administration
  • Management/leadership roles
Whether you're working with clients, serving in a management role, leading a training program or creating marketing/promotional pieces, this professional communication program will help you boost your confidence in the workplace, pursue leadership roles and achieve your career goals. 

About the Program

The Master of Arts in Professional Communication Program (MAPC) is a two-year, fully online program designed to enhance your communication skills and help you achieve your career goals. You can take one class at a time or take more than one and become a full-time student. You're welcome to enroll and begin the program during any semester throughout the fall, spring, and summer. The program is affordable too, at just $530 a credit hour, the total tuition cost of the program is $15,900.

The MAPC is a 30-credit hour program that consists of eight core courses (including two capstone courses) and six elective hours culminating in a successful defense of a capstone project. With course flexibility, you can customize your degree to fit within your career goals.
And course assignments often allow you to incorporate current work projects making the program convenient and relative to your everyday life.  Click here or the button below to view the courses you will take in the MAPC Program.  


We don't double your workload. You can take projects from your current job and incorporate them into your classes.

Topics courses are offered throughout the year as electives. Degree and non-degree seeking students can enroll in the topics courses that are directly related to their career goals. Each course has a specific focus such as teambuilding or interpersonal communication. Current professionals in the program can implement new strategies such as facilitating productive meetings or conducting effective electronically mediated meetings in the workplace immediately.   

New to online classes? 

All Professional Communication students are provided an online orientation to ease into the program, meet the professor, and learn the skills needed to be successful in the program. Throughout the program, students in the program enjoy a sense of community through virtual communication opportunities with professors and other students. 

Strong communication skills create stronger leaders.

Courses in this program will strengthen your communication ability through listening, oral, written and digital communication skills. You will gain new skills while strengthening your current skill set in a number of areas such as:
  • Designing engaging presentations
  • Utilizing digital media platforms 
  • Creating digital content
  • Perfecting public speaking
  • Developing strategic communication plans
  • Conducting communication research
  • Leading productive meetings
  • Strengthening interpersonal communication​​

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