Master's in Communication Management Careers

For a wide variety of professionals, the online Master of Communication Management can be a catalyst for career development. This immersive online communication degree is designed for students at various professional levels across many communication-related disciplines, including corporate and strategic communications, marketing and public relations. The online Master of Communication Management can provide dynamic career skills — including critical thinking, writing, presentation and oral advocacy — to help you thrive in your field.

Communication Management Careers

MCM graduates have parlayed their degree into key roles at various professional levels. Examples include:



Director / Associate Director

C-suite: CEO / CIO / COO / CFO


Vice President

Alumni of the USC MCM online program are difference-makers at dynamic organizations of all sorts, including:

  • Brown and Caldwell
  • Canon Solutions America
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • The City of Las Vegas
  • General Electric
  • GP Strategies
  • Integrity Public Relations, Inc.
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Keurig Green Mountain
  • Merck
  • Outfront Media
  • Roots of Peace
  • Signet Maritime Corporation
  • State Farm
  • Teacher Created Materials
  • Tesoro Refining and Marketing
  • The University of Southern California
  • WSS
  • YWCA

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Does an MCM Make Financial Sense?

Salary Ranges for USC MCM Graduates:

33% of grads

$76k – $100k
26% of grads

$51k – $75k
40% of grads

$0 – $50k
2% of grads

*data from 52 respondents surveyed in March, 2016

What Kind of Communicator Are You?

Communication Pioneer

Develop the tools to help you become a leader at the forefront of current communication technologies. The online Master of Communication Management presents fresh ideas and innovative coursework to help communication pioneers drive the new professional age, focusing on new communication channels and best practices for modern research.

If you aspire to be a trendsetter in the digital age, the ability to analyze and solve real-world business and communication problems is essential. This advanced degree program presents the opportunity to develop new skills alongside the USC Annenberg community, collaborating with classmates and faculty through synchronous online sessions to help you grow professionally and develop strong working relationships.

Communication Veteran

Enhance your professional profile with cutting-edge communication skills and modern media fundamentals that can promote future success. For professionals who already have years of experience but are looking to stay competitive with colleagues and rivals, the online Master of Communication Management offers relevant and immediately applicable contemporary skills.

Our online communication management program can help you master the strategic use of social media and other modern avenues of communication while developing a deeper understanding of your audience. If you’re a communication veteran who strives to stay one step ahead of the game, the Master of Communication Management online can provide you with the advanced knowledge to get the job done.

Communication Coach

Build the advanced knowledge of communication theory, practice and research methods to lead by example and have a positive influence on those around you. For communication veterans with a desire to give back to their field through leadership and mentorship, the online Master of Communication Management can provide vital digital media skills and a valuable knowledge of industry-specific best practices.

This advanced online communication program presents you with problem-solving and qualitative skills to help you empower new experts in your field, as well as the opportunity to earn a degree that, in some cases, is required for advancement to management positions.