Graduate Program

Karyn Brown speaks at Graduation Spring

Why Choose Graduate Study in Communication?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports between 2016 and 2026, 45,000 new communication jobs will be created in the United States. The career path for students earning a master’s degree in communication is broad.  Graduates will be qualified for positions in advertising, public relations, communication and media studies, emerging media, global communication, health communication, journalism, mass communication, political communication and strategic communication.

Graduate Mortar Board Toss on the Drill Field

Why Choose Graduate Study in Communication at Mississippi State?

Mississippi State University’s Master of Arts in Communication offers a unique curriculum that crosses many highly sought-after areas of Communication including Crisis Communication, Health Communication, Science Communication and Leadership Communication.  

The program prepares professionals seeking to advance their careers and develop their skills, those seeking to become Communication educators and those seeking to ultimately complete a Ph.D. in Communication. 


For more information about graduate study in Communication contact:

Dr. Melody Fisher
Graduate Coordinator
Email: [email protected]