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NKU's Communication graduate program is designed for both working students and anyone looking for an advanced understanding of communication theory and research. Our program is active and applied with many of our students conducting and presenting academic research while working successfully as communication professionals.

Career Paths

The Master of Arts in Communication degree prepares students to apply an advanced understanding of communication theory and research to careers such as Sales Director, Marketing Manager, Community Relations Director, and Human Resources Manager.

Program Contact Information

Dr. Jessica Kratzer
Director of Communication MA Program



Whatever your career focus, you can gain valuable on-the-job experience in an internship or co-op arranged through NKU Career Services.

NKU students are gaining professional experience with area businesses such as Duke Energy, Fidelity Investments, The Cincinnati Reds, Hewlett-Packard, Kroger, Procter & Gamble and The Cincinnati Bengals.