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Invest in yourself, your company, your future.

Today more than ever, success and advancement in business, education and industry demands excellence in communication skills. If you feel the need for more knowledge and ability in communicating professionally or personally, the University of Dubuque's Master of Arts in Communication can answer that need.

Our unique MAC program incorporates the art and science of effective communication, providing a multi-disciplinary approach to teaching. Today's - and tomorrow's - leaders learn how to recognize, embrace, and pursue opportunities through world-class communication skills.

Our nationally renowned faculty offer extensive experience in instruction, business, and communication. They have published many textbooks and articles, made professional presentations and been recognized for teaching excellence through public awards.

In addition, our program draws you to a stimulating, lovely environment. Less than 200 miles from Chicago, the University of Dubuque nestles in a picturesque city high on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, close to a vast network of corporate, manufacturing, financial, and service industries. The warm, local flavor is enhanced by both the national and international connections the University fosters.

Take this opportunity to grow and communicate - on a global scale.

Is This For Me?

Whether you are a recent university graduate or an experienced professional seeking career change or advancement, the MAC program features flexible course sequencing, evening courses, fall, spring, and summer courses, and flexible program completion. Class topics range from intercultural and interpersonal communication to professional writing and speaking, to Internet communication.

Working professionals can take evening courses over a two-year period (6 semesters). There are no undergraduate prerequisites.

What Makes the University of Dubuque's Master of Arts in Communication Unique?

Clear communication skills have always been crucial to the success of individuals and organizations, but they are even more essential in a growing global economy.

Today's leaders in business, education and industry must continually adapt to change, respond clearly, and make the best use of their resources. More than ever, their success depends on advanced levels of communication skills. The University of Dubuque's Master of Arts in Communication (MAC) incorporates both hands-on experience and practical applications, using a multi-disciplinary approach to helping today's leaders identify and pursue goals in public, corporate and non-profit organizations. Our MAC base of study prepares professionals to lead through verbal, written, and technical communication expertise in any of three concentrations:  Leadership and Management Communication, Strategic and Corporate Communication, or Information Technology Communication.