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

Strengthen your communication and advance your career.

The Master of Arts in Professional Communication Program (MAPC) is a two-year, fully online program designed for current professionals or students who have a bachelor's degree and have met the admission requirements. The program can be completed part-time or full-time, throughout the fall, spring and summer. Students can enroll in classes and begin the program during any semester.


MAPC students complete eight core courses, six elective hours and two capstone courses culminating in a successful defense of a capstone project. With course flexibility, you can customize your degree to fit within your career goals.  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 MAPC curriculum. 

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.   

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

The MAPC prepares students for advancement in a variety of careers where communication is vital. If you're looking to pursue a master's degree or want to take a couple courses to ​strengthen your communication skills, the MAPC can help you.  

MAPC courses will strengthen your communication ability through listening, oral, written and digital communication skills. Whether you are looking to create an engaging presentation, perfect your public speaking, or learn to utilize digital media, the MAPC will prepare you to be successful and attractive to employers in a number of ways.  

New to online classes? All MAPC 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 MAPC enjoy a sense of community through virtual communication opportunities with professors and other students.