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An Overview of USF’s MA in Professional Communication Degree
The MAPC program features small class sizes, personal attention, and opportunities for applied research and professional engagement.
- The program’s convenient schedule of late afternoon and evening courses appeals to full-time graduate students and enables professionals to work while completing their degree.
- The MAPC includes courses that meet both on-campus and in a hybrid (on-campus/online) format for flexibility and convenience, while providing engagement with cutting-edge technology.
- Offering three concentrations, the program creates a community of professional communicators who have varied career interests in the fields of health, technical, and strategic communication.
What Can You Do With a Professional Communication Master's Degree?
With a master’s degree in professional communication from USF, you can pursue career paths in both the public and private sectors. If you’re just beginning a career, you’ll develop the foundational skills required to land your first professional communications job. And if you’re professionally established, you’ll update the expertise you already have.
Career Opportunities for a Skilled Communication Professional
Graduates from the program bring a thorough knowledge and advanced communication skills to careers in a range of sectors — including technology, government, finance, health services, academia, and many other sectors where communications skills are highly valued.
The Bay Area has a lot of great companies and possibilities of making connections, and a degree in Professional Communication will help me gain the knowledge needed to excel at what I love."
Hedda Grambo Flattum MA Professional Communication '22