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Pursue an online strategic communication graduate program from Butler University and prepare for a pathway to growth across industries.

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No. 1  Most Innovative School in the Midwest1

Program Overview

Butler offers an online Master of Science in Strategic Communication and an online Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication. Both programs are designed with a rigorous yet flexible curriculum through a merger of theory and practice in a connected community of students and faculty. With applied learning and real-time application of skills at the core of our coursework, you’ll build upon your foundational communication toolbox. At Butler, you’ll prepare to tackle today’s communication challenges while gaining in-demand skills to advance or pivot within your organization.

Stay abreast of industry trends and learn to lead strategic communication initiatives through our 100 percent online programs designed for working professionals.

The Master of Science in Strategic Communication offers a rigorous yet flexible curriculum through a merger of theory and practice in a connected community of students and faculty.

You’ll learn real-time application of a broad range of communication skills and prepare to advance within your current organization or transition into a new career path.

  • 30 Credit Hours
  • 10 Courses
  • 100% Online
  • Scholarships Available

Butler designed the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication for working professionals who want to advance in their organizations or pivot into a new role. This flexible, 12-credit hour certificate can be completed in as few as two consecutive semesters, and provides a pathway into the Strategic Communication master’s program.

  • 12 Credit Hours
  • 4 Courses (3 Core and 1 Elective)
  • 100% Online
  • Scholarships Available

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“Even while currently enrolled at Butler, my studies and association with the program allowed me to earn a promotion in my current role, and I acquired a new role as the Director of Branding and Marketing at Eastern Kentucky University.”

– Erick Collings, Lexington, KY

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1. U.S. News & World Report, 2022. Butler University has been ranked the No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest every year since 2016, proving the high caliber of our academic programs and ongoing positive student experience.