Online Master’s in Communications Program

Our online degree programs provide the reputation and connections of a traditional residential program with a learning environment that reflects our increasingly digital world.

Newhouse School’s Online Master’s in Communications Program  

As a student in the online Master of Science in Communications program at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School, you’ll learn to combine the latest trends and technologies with media traditions, and craft compelling stories that make a difference.  

Why Earn Your Online M.S. in Communications at Newhouse?

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications dates back to the founding of the Department of Journalism at Syracuse University in 1919 — and has empowered generations of writers, storytellers and media creators. As communication methods and the media evolve, so does Newhouse.  

Earn Your Master’s in Communications and Stay at the Forefront of Media 

Three Areas of Specialization

During the program you will also choose from three specializations that will help you tailor your education and align with what drives you. These specializations are:  

Online Master’s in Communications Admissions

The Newhouse School at Syracuse University seeks passionate professionals who are dedicated to driving real change in communications. Applicants are required to hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university and have at least three years of work experience. Applicants must submit the following: 

The Online Student Experience

At the Newhouse School of Public Communications, our priority is to create a learning environment that helps professionals gain the flexibility they need to invest in their career while continuing to work. We designed the online master’s in communications to match the rigor of the on-campus program, but with more flexibility. The online program features adjustable class schedules and a one-click dashboard that offers easy access to upcoming classes, coursework and support teams.  

As a student in the Newhouse online master’s in communications program, you will also have access to a range of support services including career counseling to fine-tune your resume and practice your interview skills, and student success advisors to help ensure your pacing toward graduation.