Professional Communication, MS

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Degree Type
Master of Science
Credit Hours
College of
Applied Studies

The Professional Communication master's program, with a major in Organizational Management and Communication, is designed for anyone seeking to improve their leadership and management skills in a workplace, organization, or group setting. With its unique, part-time format, the program is well suited for working professionals and students who want additional flexibility in their graduate studies. By the conclusion of the program, you will be competent in essential leadership and management skills from the fields of professional communication and behavior analysis/organizational behavior management. The behavior analysis/organizational behavior management field applies the science of behavior to leading groups of people and solving organizational systems-based and employee performance-based problems. You'll find the coursework, academic projects, and research to be immediately applicable in any business or organization that involves working with others. 

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Florida State University Panama City is a branch campus of Florida State University located in Panama City, Florida, and is dependent on the continued accreditation of the parent campus located in Tallahassee, Florida. The Panama City, Florida, campus is evaluated during reviews for reaffirmation of accreditation.