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Communication MS

An innovative communication MS degree that combines the latest research technology with essential communication expertise to prepare you for careers in the communication industry and for pursuing graduate work at the doctoral level.

Program skills

Graduates are adept at the analysis of communication problems, the development of solutions, and the creation of messages as a result of their training in the social sciences, humanities, and applied technologies. They are capable of conducting scientific and applied research, writing reports, manuals, newsletters, and instructions. Students are ready to assist in communication training programs focusing on leadership, presentations, problem-solving, analytical discussions, and media relations.

Program job titles reported

Career Services Advisor; Health Information Analyst; Marketing Specialist

Select program hiring partners

Freelancer; Global Energy Efficiency; RIT College of Liberal Arts; Rochester Institute of Technology; University of Rochester Medical Center

100%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

88.90%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education

What makes an RIT education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete relevant, hands-on career experience. At the graduate level, and paired with an advanced degree, cooperative education and internships give you the unparalleled credentials that truly set you apart. Learn more about graduate co-op and how it provides you with the career experience employers look for in their next top hires.

Cooperative education is optional but strongly encouraged for graduate students in the communication master’s degree.