Strategic Communication: MA, MS

The University of Oregon's award-winning strategic communication program provides students with a blend of core theoretical concepts as well as a broad skill set encompassing creativity, critical thinking, strategic analysis, and practical application.

Designed for working professionals, this program's curriculum will cover market research, marketing, ethics, management and leadership, campaign planning and design, and courses that address the most contemporary issues of the field to help you become a communication leader. The majority of strategic communication graduate students are mid-career professionals in public relations, advertising, marketing, corporate communication, or related fields.

This program is for communicators who want to refine their skills and become leaders and innovators that better their company, their community, and their world.

Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

Program-Specific Application Requirements:

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Portfolio
  • Resume or CV


  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)


Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS)
School of Journalism and Communication
Campus: Portland
Fall Term:
Priority Deadline
Round 1: December 6
Round 2: January 10

Final Deadline - August 27
This program may accept applications after the posted deadline on a space-available basis. Refer to the program’s website for more details.