Master of Communication Management

You will develop a mastery of communication theories, research methods and management skills needed to succeed in today’s complex business ecosystem.

Through a personalized course of study, you will acquire the knowledge and tactics to decipher, design and execute effective communication strategies understood and valued by executives, managers, stakeholders and customers. Our expert faculty will prepare you to work with people and organizations as they process information, react to stories, engage social media and adapt to change.

As a global hub for the media, entertainment and technology industries, Los Angeles provides the perfect environment as you explore how to integrate communication research with day-to-day implementation in a wide range of areas — including Fortune 100s, start-ups and consulting firms.

By the numbers

300
on-campus studentsOur students are from diverse, top-tier programs and represent multiple nationalities and cultures.
Our students are from diverse, top-tier programs and represent multiple nationalities and cultures.
83
undergraduate schools representedOur students represent diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, including multiple races and nationalities.
Our students represent diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, including multiple races and nationalities.
25
coursesWe offer 25 courses that allow you to create a personalized program of study across multiple areas of focus.
We offer 25 courses that allow you to create a personalized program of study across multiple areas of focus.
100% %
of graduates employed within 12 months of graduationOur recent graduates have gone on to distinguished careers with employers such as Disney, Apple, Mattel, Google, and Sony.
Our recent graduates have gone on to distinguished careers with employers such as Disney, Apple, Mattel, Google, and Sony.

Student, alumni and faculty work

Building a sense of confidence and curiosity

Udeitha Srimushnam ’13 finds mentorship and values-driven leadership are key to her success.

Gaming for communication

Professor Dmitri Williams investigates the social and economic impacts of online gaming.

A combination of art and science

Kimberly Osborne ’95 dynamic career path spans the corporate and academic sectors, and the globe.

Real-world opportunities

AECOM’s Chief Marketing and Communication Officer Heather Rim ’03 brings the infrastructure giant’s experts into the classroom.

Our new digital, social world

Professor David Craig examines social media and the cultural value of hanging out.

Global connections

Steven Villescas ’19 travels to Thailand through USC Annenberg’s alternative spring break program.

Communication management online program

Designed for mid-career professionals, our innovative online communication management degree uses the latest education technologies so you can earn your degree from anywhere in the world. You will learn from our expert USC Annenberg faculty and will engage in collaborative projects with professionals from varying communication fields.