Professional Master's

Degree Plans

The Professional Master’s track is an on-campus program designed specifically for those who want to develop additional skills to become more competitive in the job market. This program allows you to develop your own customizable curriculum, with only four required core courses and a wide range of electives available across the college.

The 33-credit program can be completed in as little as one year, for students committed to completing an accelerated program. Typically, most students opt for the two-year plan, while some working professionals may take more than two years to complete their degrees. Admissions is for the fall and spring semesters.

Sample Degree Plans

One year (accelerated track)

Fall

  • MMC 6936 Applied Theory (3 credits)
  • MMC 6466 Digital Persuasive Communication (3 credits)
  • Electives (6 credits)
  • Capstone research (1 credit)

Spring

  • MMC 6135 Data Visualization (3 credits)
  • MMC 6936 Digital Storytelling (3 credits)
  • Electives (6 credits)
  • Capstone Research (2 credit)

Summer

  • Electives (3 credits)
  • Capstone Project (3 credits)

Two year

Fall – Year 1

  • MMC 6936 Applied Theory (3 credits)
  • Electives (6 credits)

Spring – Year 1

  • MMC 6135 Data Visualization (3 credits)
  • MMC 6936 Digital Storytelling (3 credits)
  • Electives (3-6 credits)
  • Capstone Research (1-3 credits)

Summer – Year 1

  • optional

Fall – Year 2

  • MMC 6466 Digital Persuasive Communication (3 credits)
  • Electives (3-6 credits)
  • Capstone Research (2-3 credits)

Spring – Year 2

  • Electives (3-6 credits)
  • Capstone Project (3 credits)