Master of Science Corporate and Organizational
Communication Online

Required Courses (21 q.h.)

CMN 6010 Foundations of Organizational Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 6020 Ethical Issues in Organizational Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 6080 Intercultural Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 6100 Communication Networks and Managing Information 3 q.h.
CMN 6050 Crisis Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 6090 Organizational Culture, Climate, and Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 6910 Organizational Communication Assessment (recommended as last course) 3 q.h.


Elective Courses (9 q.h.)

Choose three of the following courses:

CMN 6015  Introduction to the Digital Era: The Power of Social Media  3 q.h. 
CMN 6025 Digital Era Skills: Platforms, Tools, and Techniques  3 q.h. 
CMN 6120 Communicating to and with the Media 3 q.h.
CMN 6061 Personal Branding 3 q.h.
CMN 6070 Interviewing 3 q.h.
CMN 6110 Group Dynamics and Interpersonal Conflict: Meeting Management 3 q.h.
CMN 6060 Negotiation, Mediation, and Facilitation 3 q.h.
COP 6940 Personal and Career Development: Leadership in Practice (enrollment into this course requires participation in the cooperative education program) 3 q.h.
INT 6943 Integrative Experiential Learning 3 q.h. 


Concentrations (15 - 16 q.h.)

Choose one of the following concentrations or select any College of Professional Studies graduate certificate.


Human Resources Management Concentration

HRM 6005 Creating a High-Performance Organization: Strategic Organizational and HRM Choices 3 q.h.
HRM 6010  Total Compensation  3 q.h.
HRM 6020 Strategic Recruitment, Training, and Performance Management 3 q.h.
HRM 6030 Employee Rights and Employer Obligations 3 q.h. 
HRM 6040  High-Performance Human Resources Systems and Development 3 q.h.


Human Services Concentration

HSV 6100 Theory and Practice of Human Services 3 q.h.
HSV 6110  Human Service Management and Development 3 q.h. 
HSV 6630 Research and Evaluation in Human Services 3 q.h. 
HSV 6160 Introduction to Employee Assistance Programs 4 q.h. 
HSV 6120 Social Inequality, Social Change, and Community Building 3 q.h.


Leadership Concentration

LDR 6100 Developing Your Leadership Capability 3 q.h. 
LDR 6110 Leading Teams 3 q.h. 
LDR 6120 Creating Leadership Capacity: Developing Bench Strength 3 q.h. 
LDR 6140 Developing the Strategic Leader 3 q.h. 

Choose one of the following courses:

LDR 6135 The Ethical Leader 3 q.h. 
LDR 6125 Managing Organizational Culture 3 q.h.

Leading & Managing Technical Projects Concentration

PJM 6000 Project Management Practices 3 q.h.
PJM 6205 Leading and Managing Technical Projects 3 q.h.
PJM 6210 Communication Skills for Project Management 3 q.h.
PJM 6215 Leading Remote Project Teams 3 q.h.
PJM 6220 Planning and Scheduling Technical Projects 3 q.h.


Project Management Concentration

PJM 5900 Foundations of Project Management* 4 q.h.
PJM 6000 Project Management Practices 3 q.h.
PJM 6025 Project Scheduling and Cost Planning 3 q.h.
PJM 6015 Project Risk Management 3 q.h.

 Choose two** of the following courses:

PJM 6125 Project Evaluation and Assessment 3 q.h
PJM 6135 Project Quality Management  3 q.h. 
PJM 6140 Managing Troubled Projects 3 q.h
PJM 6705 Portfolio Management 3 q.h
*This course is required for students who do not have at least two years of professional experience working on projects. This course is only intended for those who are not familiar with professional project work. Students with two years or more of professional project experience should not take this course.

**Students who take PJM 5900 are only required to take one course within this section.

Social Media and Online Communities Concentration

Choose five of the following courses:

CMN 6015 Introduction to the Digital Era: The Power of Social Media 3 q.h.
CMN 6025 Digital Era Skills: Platforms, Tools, and Techniques 3 q.h.
CMN 6035 Legal, Policy, and Ethical Issues in the Digital Era 3 q.h. 
CMN 6045 Leveraging Digital Technologies: Strategy, Assessment, and Governance 3 q.h.
CMN 6055 Planning and Design of Social Media Channels and Online Communities 3 q.h.
CMN 6065 Implementation and Management of Social Media Channels and Online Communities 3 q.h.
DGM 6285 Interactive Marketing Fundamentals 4 q.h.
DGM 6290 Social Media and Brand Strategy Implementation 4 q.h.
TCC 6710 Content Strategy 4 q.h. 

 

Sport and Social Change Concentration

LDR 6410 Leadership and Organization in Sport 3 q.h. 
GST 6102 Global Corporate and Social Responsibility 4 q.h.
HSV 6120 Social Inequality, Social Change and Community Building 3 q.h.
LDR 6360 Dynamics of Change at the Community and Social Level 3 q.h. 
LDR 6427 Gender and Diversity in Sport 3 q.h.

 

Total Quarter Hours: 45 - 47


Attention:
If you enrolled before Fall 2012, contact your student success specialist for your curriculum.

Quick Info

  • 45 Quarter Hours
  • $26,730.00 total tuition (*)
  • Full-time years to completion: 2 years
    Part-time years to completion: 3 years
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