M.A. in Professional Communication

The Master of Arts in Professional Communication program at William Paterson University provides graduates with an edge in the ever evolving job market. Advance your marketability and communication skills with our comprehensive, dual track curriculum that was designed to help Masters Degree graduates: 

  • Advance Professionally
  • Build integrated marketing and communication knowledge
  • Develop social media expertise
  • Sharpen strategic writing skills
  • Strengthen management and leadership abilities
  • Pursue new and emerging career paths 

Our goal is to help you establish or further your career with a Communications curriculum that exposes you to academic study, technology and up to date communications platforms leveraged by companies today. While you will be able to study a broad array of communication topics, including programs around social media, writing and video, our intent is to help you create a custom masters degree curriculum that can help you achieve your objectives. 

Personalize your graduate communications curriculum, starting with one of our two tracks: 

  • Corporate & Strategic Communication 
  • Digital Media & Professional Writing 

Choose from array of dynamic, professional, integrated graduate communications courses, such as: 

  • Integrated Communication 
  • Strategic Public Relations Management 
  • Writing for Digital Media 
  • Professional Seminar 

Our Graduate course schedules are flexible including night and weekend classes here in Wayne, New Jersey. The M.A. in Professional Communication program is ideal for students and working professionals in the New York and New Jersey area in disciplines across business and communication including: 

  • Public relations 
  • Digital and social media 
  • Public information 
  • Integrated marketing and communication 
  • Professional writing 
  • Corporate and strategic communication 
  • Non-profit and government sectors 

For questions about the program or application process, contact program director Dr. Angie Yoo or visit Office of Graduate Admissions.