Career Outlook

As the communications role takes on greater importance within organizations, communicators need a different level of preparation in order to fill these positions. Today’s communications leaders must possess more than functional expertise—they need both a strategic and a global mindset to address the complex challenges facing organizations across a variety of industries.

Our executive master’s program equips you with the leadership competencies and strategic insights needed to function interdepartmentally, take on expanded responsibilities, and add value to any organization. Upon completing the program, you’ll be positioned to manage and lead across cultures, industries, and geographic borders.

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.
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    After evaluating many graduate programs since completing my B.A., I found that the GSC program was the first one that combined cachet, professional career acceleration in a growing industry, and a positive ROI.”

    Kerri Allen Executive Master's in Global Strategic Communications

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