The Online M.S. in Communications Management 

Newhouse School’s Online Master’s in Communications Management

The Newhouse School’s online M.S. in communications management program blends communications, business management and leadership courses to prepare experienced communications professionals for leadership positions

In this interdisciplinary, hybrid Syracuse University online degree program, you’ll benefit from a unique fusion of courses delivered by two outstanding University schools: the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The program is custom- designed with your career advancement in mind. You’ll learn how to manage communications strategy for your organization and stay at the forefront of emerging trends and technologies. 

Lead Diverse Communications Teams 

Enhance your ability to motivate and inspire in an evolving communications field. Are you ready to advance your education and career trajectory with an M.S. in communications management? 

Earn Your Master’s in Communications Management

Why a Master of Communications Management at Newhouse?

The Newhouse School has offered the M.S. in communications management since 1995. Relaunched in 2020, the program now features a flexible online format that creates a more collaborative learning environment. It is designed for experienced, working communications professionals who want to advance without putting their careers on hold. 

The online M.S. in communications management program empowers you to lead in an industry experiencing exponential technological advancement. You’ll build critical leadership competencies in finance, digital communications strategy and applied research, as well as specialized expertise in topics like media law, multimedia storytelling and inclusive leadership. 

The Online M.S. in Communications Management Admissions

To be eligible for admission into the online M.S. in communications management program, you must have at least three years of work experience as well as a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. 

You must submit:

GRE/GMAT scores are not required, but if you feel that your scores will add to your application, please include them. 

Some applicants may qualify to waive the $75 application fee. If you have questions, contact an admissions counselor at 844-797-2666 or 

The Online Student Experience

Developed through research on how students learn best online, the online M.S. in Communications Management program provides a flexible, collaborative experience. Live, face-to-face classes are hosted via Zoom, where most sessions are capped at 15 students to promote interactive discussion. 

In-Person Immersions

Over the course of the program, you’ll attend two in-person immersions on the Syracuse University campus and in select domestic and international cities. These weekend-long excursions enable you to develop hands-on skills and meet peers, faculty and industry leaders. 

World-Class Faculty

Our Newhouse communications management faculty bring years of real-world industry experience across the corporate, agency, government and nonprofit sectors. During class and one-on-one sessions, you’ll receive invaluable academic and career guidance

Become a Recognized Leader in Communications 

Syracuse University’s online master’s degree programs will prepare you for future success. Be part of the next generation of storytellers and leaders with Newhouse’s online M.S. in communications management.