College of Charleston Master's in Communication - MCOM

The MCOM program is dedicated to our rigorous, fully online graduate experience in communication.

We deliver an understanding of fundamental communication theories, strategic marketing, leadership, and media flow, while focusing on marketable skills. Master of Arts in Communication

The Master of Arts degree program in Communication is designed to develop the student’s understanding of research methods and communication theory, the ability to conduct basic and applied research, the capacity fo

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08/29/2022

ATTENTION GRAD STUDENTS! A limited number of assistantships are available in all graduate programs and can be awarded to fully admitted, degree-seeking students!! Out-of-state students awarded an assistantship are eligible for abatement funding, which are funds that cover a portion of the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition rates.
https://gradschool.cofc.edu/fundingopportunities/assistantships.php

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Check out this unique offering from the College of Charleston Department of Communication. The National Advisory Council is made up of over 50 members who are communications executives from across the NATION. Learn more at the links below, and if this looks like a great opportunity for you, APPLY!

- National Advisory Council: https://communication.cofc.edu/advisorycouncil/index.php

- Mentor-Protégé Program: https://communication.cofc.edu/advisorycouncil/mentorprotegeprogram.php (multiple spots available)

•• Believe in YOUR potential, and apply for this unique COMM opportunity! ••

Mentor-Protégé applications are open for all students (majors, minors, master’s). This program had several protégés graduate, so multiple spots are available. Follow these three easy steps:

1️⃣➡️ Learn more
2️⃣➡️ Apply
3️⃣➡️ Get paired

🔗: communication.cofc.edu/advisorycouncil/mentorprotegeprogram.php

The mentors in this program are all members of our department's National Advisory Council. These pairings last till the student graduates, and are often maintained informally post-college. Mentors guide their protégé through frequent meetings, setting goals, providing advice, coaching and more! Check out our Council members (and maybe your next mentor) on their website here: communication.cofc.edu/advisorycouncil/memberlisting.php ✨

🗓 The National Advisory Council will virtually visit on November 4, 2021. Stay tuned for more exciting events during the Council’s virtual visit! 🗣

09/06/2021

Come work full-time for our College of Charleston Department of Communication! Check out all the details here: https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/11181

All apps due September 17, 2021.

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✨ Calling all professionals…. 🗣 We. Are. HIRING!! ✨

The Department of Communication at the College of Charleston is seeking a full-time, salaried Coordinator for Events, Outreach, and Public Relations. This position works regularly with the department chair, School of HSS administration, National Advisory Council, marketing and communications professionals across campus and more! Check out the full job description of qualifications, duties and responsibilities at the link below.

Apply by September 17, 2021. Link below.

>>>>> https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/11181

08/26/2021

Congratulations are in order for alumna Sara Burd ‘19!! Or should we say, Miss Global United States 2022? 👑

“As the new Miss Global USA, I hope to use my platform to promote peace through understanding, something that was always at the forefront of my studies at the College of Charleston.” 👏 👏

✨ It’s a double alumni feature today! Yes, that’s right, the recently crowned Miss Global United States 2022 is a two time graduate of College of Charleston Department of Communication with both her bachelor’s AND master’s degree in Communication from College of Charleston! 🌟

Check out the full feature on Sara Burd ‘17 (MA ‘19) below. ⬇️ Congratulations, Sara!!

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{repost from College of Charleston Alumni} Sara Burd ’17 (MA ’19) competed as Miss Minnesota Global USA and was crowned Miss Global USA 2022 in July in Orlando, FL. Ms. Burd is also a Professional Model for Envy Models & Talent and a GIA-certified Jewelry Sales Associate/Jeweler. She attended Concordia College from 2012-2014 to earn a minor in Norwegian language. While at the College for her undergraduate career, Ms. Burd majored in communication and minored in French and Francophone studies. She joined Kappa Alpha Theta and competed for the Miss College of Charleston title, where she placed third in her first year, and second the following year. In 2019, Ms. Burd earned her MA in communications from CofC. She won her first pageant title at 23 as Miss South Carolina Global. Ms. Burd says, “As the new Miss Global USA, I hope to use my platform to promote peace through understanding, something that was always at the forefront of my studies at the College of Charleston.” She currently resides in Clearwater, FL.

To read more about Ms. Burd’s pageant journey, visit: https://bit.ly/SaraBurd1719.

(Photo by South Carolina photographer, Angel Samples)

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Congratulations, graduate faculty Dr. Milner! 👏👏

🥁 Drum roll please… 🥁

Introducing the newest Chair of the Department of Communication: Dr. Ryan M. Milner!

Dr. Milner earned his Ph.D. from The University of Kansas and has been a faculty member at the College of Charleston since 2012. He teaches courses such as Media in the Digital Age, Digital Media Ethics, and a capstone class in Podcasting. With research expertise in internet culture, he studies how online interactions (everything from and to Twitter debates and propaganda campaigns) influence and impact society, politics, and culture. He’s the co-author of the recently published book “You Are Here: A Field Guide for Navigating Polarized Speech, Conspiracy Theories, and Our Polluted Media Landscape” (2021), co-author of “The Ambivalent Internet: Mischief, Oddity, and Antagonism Online” (2017), and author of “The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media” (2016). He has also contributed commentary to outlets like TIME , Slate.com, Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB), NBC News, and The New York Times.

Read more on Dr. Milner: blogs.cofc.edu/communications/meet-the-department-chair-dr-ryan-m-milner/

Join us in welcoming Dr. Milner to the helm! 👏 👏 Be sure to swing by 9 College and say hello next time you’re on our beautiful campus. 🌴 👋

Wondering what’s the news with Dr. Jen Kopfman (former chair) and the vacant associate chair position? Stay tuned..

School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the College of Charleston

05/10/2021

🎓 Advance your career with a Master’s in Communication at the College of Charleston! Enroll for the Fall 2021 semester by July 1.

Link below for more info on our one year, fully online program taught by nationally and internationally renowned The Graduate School of the University of Charleston, S.C. faculty.

🔗: communication.cofc.edu/grad-programs

✨ Let’s get you started on your next milestone! Message us your questions, or contact the Director of Graduate Studies at [email protected].


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YES, Dr. Goodier!! ✨ Congratulations! 👏👏

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The Outstanding COMM Graduate Student award goes to a student who has distinguished themselves among their peers. The criteria for the award is strong academic performance, leadership and excellence in both personal and professional endeavors. This year there are two recipients. ✨

Presley Leopard was described by the graduate faculty as “tops in her section”, “a leader”, and a “diligent researcher”. Congratulations, Presley. We are proud of you! 👏

Katherine Soto Scott was described by graduate faculty as “the best student in her section”, “an excellent scholar and great with students”, and complimented with “her work was always a joy to read”. Well done, Katherine. We are proud of you! 👏

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🥂🎓📜🌹 See you virtually at 5pm today! ⬇️

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🎓📜🌹 Graduation is almost here! Join us in celebrating YOU next week at the virtual Senior Toast. 🥂

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One Day. Always College of Charleston. ✨

Join us TOMORROW (1.28.21) for a special livestream event. 🤩 More info: https://linktr.ee/cofccomm

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