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    Online Master of Science in Communication

    Open doors by unlocking your potential. 

    Designed to allow you to master the message, the Master of Science Degree in Communication will give you the tools you need to practice communication at the intersection of diversity, technology and social influence. This hands-on degree program uses work-life scenarios and case studies to give you immediate impact on the job. Suitable for those who wish to advance their professional communication skills in such areas as new media management, social advocacy, effective message-generation, assessment or campaign creation for diverse applications including healthcare, public relations, advertising, advocacy, grass roots organizing, political campaigning, or training and development.  Master the message. Earn the degree and the respect.

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    Why UW-Whitewater Online?

    • Flexible and convenient for your schedule
    • 100% Online and taught by nationally recognized faculty
    • $17,000 earned more per year with a master's degree


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    Online Master of Science in Communication

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