Communications Management & Media Online

Become a leader in the field of communication with an M.S. in Communication Management and Media from The College of New Rochelle. Offered fully online, this program is a convenient and flexible way to take your career to new heights.

Student at computerThe Concentration in Leadership, Communication Consulting, and Entrepreneurship develops the leadership and communication skills needed to run consulting programs, build a team or business, and increase others’ trust and confidence in you.

Each class in the online program is offered in a compressed format of 5-6 weeks, so students are able to take two courses back to back during the fall and spring semesters and a course during each of our summer sesssions. By taking classes year round, you can earn your master’s in just two years — and advance your career even sooner.

 

Degree Requirements - 36 Credits

Core Courses – 12 Credits

  • CMA 608 - Researching the Digital Dimension: Issues and Applications
  • CMA 613 - Organizational Communication
  • CMA 624 - Business and Professional Presentations
  • CMA 645 - Intercultural Communication

Required Concentrations - 12 Credits

In consultation with their advisor, students choose four courses (12 credits) in the concentration of Leadership, Communication Consulting, and Entrepreneurship

Elective Courses - 6 Credits

Choose two courses 

  • CMA 623 Nonprofit Communication and Fund Raising
  • CMA 632 Training Methods in Corporate Communication
  • CMA 639 Gender and Communication
  • CMA 640 Leadership and Team Building
  • CMA 643 Nonverbal and Visual Communication
  • CMA 644 Consultant as Entrepreneur
  • CMA 651 Creative Problem Solving
  • CMA 659 Strategic Use of Digital and Social Media

Culminating Experience - 6 Credits

Students select a culminating experience that includes a thesis or a comprehensive exam and two courses selected in consultation with their advisor. 

Thesis Option 

Six credits can be earned through the Master's Thesis Option. CMA 980 and CMA 981 are required for completion of the thesis. Students discuss thesis with their advisor prior to registering for CMA 980.

Specialization Option 

Students who do not choose the Master's Thesis Option are required to take six additional credits in elective specialization courses, approved by the faculty advisor. They also must pass a Comprehensive Examination CMA 982. Students should complete 27 credits before taking the  exam. Students taking the exam may consult with their advisor regarding the format.

Spring 2018 CMA 641  Nonverbal and Visual Communication
CMA 639 Gender and Communication
Summer I 2018 CMA 644  The Consultant as Entrepreneur
Summer II 2018 CMA 651  Creative Problem Solving
Fall 2018 CMA 640  Leadership and Team Building
CMA 645  Intercultural Communication
Spring 2019 CMA 624  Business and Professional Presentations
CMA 613  Organizational Communication
CMA 641  Nonverbal and Visual Communication
CMA 639 Gender and Communication
Summer I 2019 CMA 608  Researching the Digital Dimension
CMA 644  The Consultant as Entrepreneur
Summer II 2019 CMA 659  Strategic Use of Digital and Social Media
CMA 651  Creative Problem Solving
Fall 2019 CMA 623  Non-Profit Communication and Fund Raising
CMA 632  Corporate Training Methods
CMA 640  Leadership and Team Building
CMA 645  Intercultural Communication
Spring 2020 CMA 613  Organizational Communication
CMA 624 Business and Professinal Presentations
CMA 641  Nonverbal and Visual Communication
CMA 639 Gender and Communication