Communications Management

Faculty of Humanities, Department of Communication Studies & Multimedia

Theory, research and application of communication management drawing on Communications, Public Relations, Journalism and Business Studies, in combination with a range of other Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines.

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Degree Details

Master of Communication Management (M.C.M.)

The Master of Communications Management is a partnership degree offered by McMaster University and Syracuse University for professionals in the areas of public relations, public affairs, government communications, government relations, health communications, community management, community engagement, public participation, advocacy, stakeholder relations, consulting and communications management. The degree combines the academic and professional expertise of three academic units (CSMM, DeGroote School of Business and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications) to offer Canada's only communications management graduate program.

Areas of Research

  • Organizational Public Relations
  • Public Relations Research
  • Strategic Public Relations
  • Applied Ethics in Communications Management
  • Reputation and Brand Management
  • Crisis Communications
  • Strategic Management
  • Communications Financial Reporting and Management Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Digital Media Management
  • Communication Negotiation
  • Organizational Public Relations
2 years
Required Credential:
Bachelor's from an accredited university
Typical Entry:
Typical Deadline:
September 1st