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Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MS in Communications will develop the ability to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the evolution of Web 2.0 technology and its impact upon interpersonal and transactional communications
  • Demonstrate an ability to articulate, assess, and apply appropriate theories and principles of information and communications
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cultural and global perspectives as they apply to modern business, the management of information, and communications
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of communications and its influence on incremental and disruptive innovation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate research methods used to collect and analyze data for decision-making and communications; inclusive of traditional and digital forms of communication
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the underlying principles and evaluation methods for analyzing information for financial decision-making, investing, capital budgeting, and forecasting
  • Articulate and evaluate appropriate legal and ethical standards pertaining to business, communications, and the management of information
  • Articulate and demonstrate an understanding of communication, information and decision theories and practices as they relate to the establishment of a sustainable competitive advantage
  • Demonstrate presentation proficiency for written, oral, and visual communications in the context of traditional and digital forms of communications