Master of Arts in Organizational Communication

COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Languages and Communication

Southeastern's Organizational Communication graduate program gives students insights into communication problems and issues as they exist in organizational settings and provides the knowledge, skills and tools to address those issues. Preparing students for the modern workplace or doctoral study, the non-thesis program also acquaints students with the latest communication technologies.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Advertising Executive
  • Campaign Director
  • College Recruiter
  • Communication Manager
  • Community Relations Director
  • Development Officer
  • Fundraiser
  • Hotel Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Internet Coordinator
  • Lobbyist
  • Media Analyst
  • Media Buyer
  • Public Relations Practitioner
  • Recruiter
Types of Employers
  • Government
  • Industry
  • Private sector
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Students gain the skills needed to design, analyze and evaluate strategies intended to facilitate the flow of information within and between organizations, and between organizations and the public

  • Students learn about technical, legal and ethical communication issues relevant to the modern work environment

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 36

CONCENTRATIONS
  • Health communication

  • Public relations

  • News media

  • Sociology

  • General concentration in communication

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Organizational Communication Association (OCA)

  • The Lion's Roar, the student newspaper

  • KSLU, a Corporation for Public Broadcasting radio station

  • The Southeastern Channel, a cable television channel that reaches over 90,000 households

  • Lambda Pi Eta and Pi Delta Epsilon honor societies

  • The Public Relations Student Society of America

  • Southeastern Press Club

 

Contact Information

Dr. Joe Burns, Graduate Coordinator

jeburns@southeastern.edu

985-549-3694

Mailing address: SLU 10719, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: DVIC Room 227

Program website