MBA, Communication Emphasis

MBA, Communication Emphasis

MBA Communication Career Opportunities

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Writer
  • Broadcast News Analyst
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Editor
  • Accounting Manager
  • Wealth Management Advisor
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Sales Manager
  • Events Planner
  • Politician

Advance Your Career with an MBA with an Emphasis in Communication

It’s no surprise that year after year, corporate recruiters say that communication and interpersonal skills are critical hiring qualifications for employers. Earning an MBA with a communication emphasis from Mid-America Christian University (MACU) in Oklahoma City will prepare you with valued communications skills that will give you an upper-level understanding of what goes into running a successful business, and how that interacts with an organization’s communications strategy, whether dealing with staff, executives, stakeholders, or the public. 

Professionals with an MBA in communication can pursue high-paying roles in nearly any industry and hold job titles such as marketing manager, earning an impressive median annual salary of $135,030, with a job outlook projection of 10-percent growth from 2020 to 2030.

Our in-demand MBA program has been rated Oklahoma’s best among private universities for two consecutive years by The Journal Record’s annual Reader Rankings. MACU, a bible-based university, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). A GMAT is not required to apply.

MACU’s MBA with Communication Emphasis

As a MACU MBA major, you’ll learn how to lead businesses and individuals both ethically and effectively all while growing in your Christian faith. Our challenging curriculum combines leadership development, organizational growth, and operations management to sculpt our students into tomorrow’s executives and business leaders. The communication emphasis will set you apart as a servant leader with excellent skills in the spoken and written word and critical thinking, who can successfully navigate evolving technology and interact productively with other people.

required courses for communication emphasis:  

  • MGMT 5233 Marketing Analysis and Strategy, Sales and Consumer Behavior
  • MGMT 6313 Management Science/Operations Management
  • MGMT 6423 Strategic Business Management
  • COMM 5103 Advanced Professional Communication and Leadership Practicum
  • COMM 5113 Global Marketing and Strategic Networking
  • COMM 5213 Media Methods and Content Creation
  • COMM 5233 Graphic Design and Portfolio Management

Program Information

Online MBA in Communication: An Affordable, Accelerated Program for Busy Adults

Since 2008, MACU has provided online master’s degree programs that provide an affordable, accelerated and flexible way for busy adults to pursue their career goals. Although this degree is offered completely online, select courses may be offered on campus depending on student interest and faculty availability.

MACU’s outstanding degree program has consistently ranked as one of the state’s best…with good reason. You’ll never just be a number in our program. With small classes, our professors–all with a passion for teaching and real-life leadership experience in business–are committed to offering you individual attention and support. They, along with our caring staff, will do everything they can to make you feel like a part of the MACU community. As an online master’s degree student, here are some of the benefits you’ll appreciate:

  • Just one six-week class at a time in a consecutive order
  • No GMAT required for entrance
  • Small class sizes
  • Career networking opportunities
  • Focus on soft-skills training

MACU Develops Business Leaders with a Christian Perspective

We place a high value on helping our students grow spiritually as well as professionally. With a MACU education based on biblical principles, you’ll learn to use your God-given talents to succeed as a servant leader in business, government, nonprofits…or wherever you choose to make a positive impact on the world.  

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Courses

  • BIOL1214

    Biology I (majors)

    Biology I is a course for biology majors. It is a systematic study of biological principles beginning at the molecular level and advancing to the cellular level. The concepts covered include prokaryote and eukaryote cell form and function, cell membrane transport, cell metabolism, cell energetics, protein synthesis, and genetics. Laboratory is a required and integral component introducing students to the scientific method, experimentation and analytical evaluation. Offered every fall semester. *

  • BIOL1314

    Biology II (majors)

    Biology II is the continuation of Biology I and is a course for biology majors. It is a systematic study of biological principles progressing to the ecological realm. The concepts covered include plant and animal form and function, taxonomy, evolution, biodiversity, and ecology. Laboratory is a required and integral component introducing students to research methods, dissection and analytical evaluation. Prerequisite – C or better in BIOL 1214 Biology I, or instructor approval. Offered every spring semester.

  • BIOL2314

    Human Anatomy and Physiology I

    Human API is for students planning to major in nursing or other health professions. It is a comprehensive study of the structures and functions of cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, and the human body. The systems covered include integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous. Laboratory is a required and integral component introducing students to dissection and analytical evaluation. Prerequisites – C or better BIOL 1214 Biology I, BIOL 1314 Biology II, or instructor approval. Offered every fall semester. *

  • BIOL2324

    Human Anatomy and Physiology II

    Human APII is for students planning to major in nursing or other health professions. It is a comprehensive study of the structures and functions of cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, and the human body. The systems covered include cardiovascular, lymphatic, endocrine, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. Laboratory is a required and integral component introducing students to dissection and analytical evaluation. Prerequisite – C or better in BIOL 2314 Human Anatomy and Physiology I or instructor approval. Offered every spring semester.

  • BIOL3114

    Human Anatomy

    Human Anatomy is a course designed for students interested in the medical field. It is a comprehensive study of both microscopic and gross anatomical structures of the human body. Laboratory is a required and integral component introducing students to dissection, emphasizing human form and function and analytical evaluation. Prerequisites – C or better BIOL 1214 Biology I, BIOL 1314 Biology II, or instructor approval.

  • BIOL3214

    Human Physiology

    Human Physiology is a systematic study introducing students to human body functions. The concepts covered include homeostatic regulation, cell interactions, enzymes, and hormonal influence of systems within the human body. Laboratory is a required and integral component introducing students to physiological experimentation and analytical evaluation. Prerequisites – C or better in BIOL 1214 Biology I, BIOL 1314 Biology II, CHEM 1105 Chemistry I, or instructor approval.

  • BIOL3305

    Microbiology

    Microbiology is a course for biology majors. It is a comprehensive study of microorganism form, physiology, reproduction, genetics and diversity. Laboratory is a required and integral component introducing students to microbiology laboratory techniques and analytical evaluation. Prerequisite: C or better in BIOL 1214 Biology I, BIOL 1314 Biology II, CHEM 1105 Chemistry I, or instructor approval.

  • CHEM1105

    Chemistry I

    Chemistry I is required course for biology and chemistry majors. It is a systematic study of atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding properties, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, and conservation of mass. Laboratory is a required and integral component to learning scientific experimentation safety protocol and proper reporting of results. Prerequisites – ACT Math 22 or above, MATH 1103 College Algebra, or instructor approval.

  • PSYC1103

    Introduction to Psychology

    An Introductory course designed to acquaint the student with a broad view of the field of psychology. It should introduce the student to the major concepts of the field including its history and development. Attention will be given to concepts such as learning, motivation, personality, stress, consciousness, intelligence and reasoning, as well as cognitive, social, moral and psychological development. Offered every semester.


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