Leaders in business and industry recognize the importance of communication, but few MBA programs offer communication courses. At the same time, communication professionals recognize the importance of good business practices, but programs rarely offer courses in business. The Master of Arts in Communication/MBA dual degree program was developed to fill that need.
MA in Communication and MBA
|Format||The MA in Communication portion of the degree may be completed fully online or onsite at our Washington, DC campus.
The MBA portion of the degree may be completed fully online or onsite at our Carey Business School in Washington, DC or Baltimore, MD.
|Entry Terms||Fall, Spring, and Summer|
|Degree Requirements||10 courses for MA in Communication;
21 courses for the MBA
|Length of Program||Various based on course availability and schedule|
|Tuition||Tuition for the MA in Communication portion of the degree is $4,378* per course.
*Final rates pending approval of the Board of Trustees.
Tuition rates for the MBA are available on the Carey Business School website.
The Johns Hopkins MA in Communication/MBA was developed for managers in public and media relations, advertising, crisis communication, organizational development, and risk communication. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to solve communication problems in the workplace, use new media to transform existing business practices, reach out to media and clientele, and manage corporate images. It also allows you to expand your knowledge and skills in business and management, preparing you to lead nonprofit, public sector, or commercial enterprises.
With the MA Communication/MBA degree, you’re uniquely positioned for a leadership career in business and communication. By completing both the managerial education requirements of the MBA and the advanced disciplinary requirements of a specialized MA in Communication, you’ll develop critical intellectual and strategic leadership skills that will allow you to tackle the complex challenges of communication and business.
The MA Communication/MBA is designed with class schedules to accommodate working adults—classes are offered in the evening, and Saturdays, so you’ll never have to break stride in your career to earn your degree.
State-specific Information for Online Programs
Note: Students should be aware of state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.
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