The University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications offers a professional graduate program in Marketing Communications that leads to a Master of Science degree in Journalism.
This course of study trains professional communicators to find solutions for business problems from a managerial perspective.
The Marketing Communications course of study emphasizes the integration of marketing communications specialties, including research, marketing ethics, writing, creativity, innovation, branding, sales and leadership. The curriculum is an advanced series of courses offered to students who show an aptitude for strategic thinking and have a minimum of two years of professional experience in marketing communications or other media-related fields. It is designed for part-time, evening study to accommodate working adults.
Classes are offered at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, Kansas, and are taught by reputed faculty who are experts in their fields, as well as guest lecturers from the business community. Practical knowledge and theoretical wisdom combine for a rich learning experience and training in cutting edge marketing communications strategies. Marketing communications students find they can apply what they’ve learned in the classroom almost immediately in their workplace. KU Marketing Communications: Learn it tonight, use it tomorrow!
To educate marketers for personal development and professional success.
To become the degree of choice for marketing communications professionals in the Kansas City area, growing marketers personally and professionally, growing the program enrollment and market awareness, and growing the marketing industry financially and creatively.
- Academically sound… with a high-quality curriculum taught by expert faculty
- Relationship-oriented… in our interactions with our constituents
- Attentive… to the unique needs of working adult students
- Servant-hearted… in our willingness to go “above and beyond” to assist students and prospects
To bring KU’s and the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications’ reputations for academic excellence to greater Kansas City through high-level service and convenience for the working adult marketing professional seeking to further his/her career with a Marketing Communications Graduate degree.