This program is in transition. Before applying, contact our office at 215-204-8560 or kait.fitzsimmons@temple.edu.

To explore human communication across multiple environments and contexts, and go beyond “one-way/top-down messaging,” today’s organizations rely on communication management experts to lead the way in fields like business management, education, entertainment, international relations, journalism, law, marketing and politics. By earning a Master of Science in Communication Management degree from one of the nation’s leading research institutions, you’ll be prepared to tackle advanced communication challenges while creating a fulfilling career.

Temple University’s Master of Science in Communication Management program provides early- to mid-level professionals with advanced crisis management, government affairs, marketing communication, nonprofit advocacy, public affairs, public policy, public relations and strategic communication tools. With a flexible curriculum that serves both full- and part-time students, this master’s program offers a very low student-to-faculty ratio and prepares students for a wide variety of post-graduation options.

As a student, our faculty will help you gain access to a diverse community of companies, organizations and professionals to help you continue your career or get you on the path to another advanced degree.

Typical Careers

Upon completion of this program, you’ll be well-prepared to excel in crisis management, government affairs, marketing communication, nonprofit advocacy, public affairs, public policy, public relations, strategic communication and more. Visit the SMC Career Center to explore specialized, career-related services and programming available exclusively to you as a Temple student.

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Target Employers

Situated in the media-rich job market of Philadelphia, SMC alumni have direct access to the region’s largest, most well-respected agencies and corporate communications firms, including INK Public Relations, Maven Communications, Tierney and many more. To make an appointment to discuss career opportunities, visit SMConnect, our exclusive internship and job portal.