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  • MA in Corporate and Public Communication

    Effective communicators are in high demand, especially in the ever-changing social and digital media landscape. Whether you’re interested in entering or advancing your career, Monmouth University’s 30-credit Master of Arts in Corporate and Public Communication (CPC) gives you an in-depth, inspired understanding of how information, media, and organizations intersect within our global society.

    Through classes and seminars you will learn how to address real-world challenges in public relations; new media; leadership and advocacy studies; ethics; global, political, and organizational communication; and critical/cultural studies. You may also focus your studies by pursuing one of our three graduate certificates:

    • Strategic Public Relations & New Media
    • Public Service Communication Specialist
    • Human Resources Management & Communication

    You’ll emerge from the program with a thorough understanding of communication theory as well as applications taught by dynamic and accessible faculty members who are recognized communication scholars and practitioners.

Program Director & Faculty

Marina Vujnovic, Ph.D.



(732) 263-5667

  • Extensive Program Opportunities

    Regardless of your career goals, there are numerous opportunities to build your professional portfolio inside and outside the classroom. Get real world experience, work with local businesses, and create written and digital content through Monmouth University’s network of companies. And conduct original academic research alongside nationally recognized faculty to produce your thesis.

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  • Program Application Requirements

    Master of Arts in Corporate & Public Communication (MA)

    To be considered for admission, students must submit an application to Monmouth University along with a $50 application fee, and provide the following:

    • Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
    • Two letters of recommendation for graduate study.
    • Personal essay of not more than 750 words that describes the applicant’s preparation for study in the program and personal objectives for graduate study.
    • Digital and/or hard copy portfolio of select samples of work, including a writing sample, that demonstrate initiative and achievement in academic, professional, and/or community settings.
    • Résumé.

    Communication Certificate Programs:

    • Human Resources Management and Communication
    • Public Service Communication Specialist
    • Strategic Public Relations and New Media
    • Note: See MA Requirements
  • MA in Corporate and Public Communications Testimonial 1

    Roxanne Belloni ’13

    MA in Corporate and Public Communication

    Marketing and Brand Specialist, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey

    I work for a health insurance company as a marketing and media relations specialist. My position deals heavily with brand management, advertising, social media and PR. Having a master’s degree from the MU CPC program really sets you apart when applying for a job. The CPC program helped me to develop my writing and analytical skills and exposed me to different aspects of communications as possible careers.