Graduate – Masters in Integrated Global Communication
The Masters in Integrated Global Communication at Kennesaw State University is a professional-oriented, 30-hour, four-semester graduate program. The global communications master's program at Kennesaw State is the only global communication master’s program in the Southeast that features an experimental learning module that requires students to study abroad.
The master's in global communication delivers an innovative curriculum that is a balance of theory and learned skills necessary for a master’s program. A cohort model builds collaboration and leadership skills.
Summer Engagement Abroad
KSU’s master’s in global communication is the only university in the Southeast that offers a Summer Engagement Abroad Module where you will study abroad to experience and observe communication in a foreign culture.
The Summer Engagement Abroad Module is an integral part of the global communications degree. You’ll have the opportunity to travel to various places worldwide while describing your international experiences via blog posts.
Gain experience through internships offered by the global communications masters program with various media and government organizations, including:
- Golin Public Relations, London, UK
- BBC Southeast, Tunbridge Wells, UK (just south of London)
- Noble Wines of Montepulciano, Italy Consortium
- Crociano Wines, Montepulciano, Italy
- YKK Corporation, Colombia, South America
You can also enroll in a study abroad, a KSU graduate course study tour, or conduct original research projects overseas. Our past students have studied in the Netherlands, China, South Korea, Ghana, Belgium and interned with companies in Japan and Argentina.
The KSU Integrated Global Communications program academic partner in Bucharest, Romania, is the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration's (SNSPA) School of Public Relations and Communication. You have the opportunity to conduct research and work with their faculty. Discounted accommodations are provided to KSU students.
You will also have the opportunity to enroll in a two-week English language global communication course at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart University in Milan, Italy. Tuition at Sacred Heart includes accommodations.
Course of Study
The Global Communication Masters program at Kennesaw State University is a professional-oriented, 30-hour graduate program that will prepare you for a career in a globally integrated organization.
For more information on specific classes, see our MAIGC degree information in the KSU Graduate Catalog.
What can you do with a Global Communications Masters Degree?
Below are potential job titles for graduates from the masters in the global communications master degree program at KSU:
- Global Communications
- International Affairs
- International Consultant
- Global Communications Specialist
- Marketing Consultant
- Marketing Account Executive
- Market Research Analyst
- Public Relations Manager
- Internal Communications Manager
- Sales Account Executive
- Learning and Development Analyst
- Human Resources Manager
A career in global communication offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a master’s degree in international communications from KSU.
Public Relations Manager
Median Salary: National $118,430; Georgia $100,390
Job Growth by 2028: National 9%; Georgia 15%
Median Salary: National $142,170; Georgia $129,880
Job Growth by 2028: National 7%; Georgia 14%
*Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics and O*Net Online
Dual Degree Options
Do you want to be even more marketable? Consider planning your courses to earn a dual MPA/MBA degree, or a dual MPA and Master of Arts in Integrated Global Communication (MAIGC).
Alumni Testimonials – Read how the integrated global communications degree will have a positive impact on your career.
Study Abroad – You will experience real-world challenges and solutions in a global environment with our summer engagement study abroad module.
Graduate Assistantships – Learn how to earn a stipend or tuition waivers with a graduate assistantship.
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1Program tuition is an estimate based on the average student's time to complete. Costs for books, travel, other miscellaneous fees (parking, labs, graduation, etc.) are not included. Tuition and fee changes are posted in the Spring and are effective for Fall semester. Please note that fees are subject to change at the end of any academic term without prior notice. For additional information, see tuition and fees or graduate program financial aid.