Master of Science in Strategic Communication

Offered by: Radford University
Type: Master's
Format: Hybrid

About the Program

The Master of Science in Strategic Communication degree allows students to prepare for careers in areas of expertise and industries such as higher education, government, financial institutions, health education, gaming industries, public relations firms, etc. The curriculum has a broad approach to allow students to learn multiple communication tactics and take specialized classes to develop their skills in their interested areas. Our program offers the same curriculum provided on the main Radford University campus but at a location convenient for those living in Abingdon, Martinsville, Roanoke, South Boston, and the surrounding areas. Courses are taught with some in an asynchronous online format and some in a flexible hybrid format with interactive videos. Students meet only one night per week at designated cohort locations during spring and fall semesters, providing a balance of work life and academic life. The program consists of 36 hours of coursework and will last six semesters, including summer sessions, and involve two courses each semester. The program only accepts fall enrollment.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Student Success Center
  • Career Center
  • Computer lab and student lounge
  • Cafe serving breakfast and lunch
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Visit the program page for more information.