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Master’s Degrees in Business/Corporate Communications

72 Yearly Graduations
$42,100 Median Salary
$44,413 Median Debt
There are 9 schools in the United States where you can get your master's degree in business communications. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 22% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 36.1% of business communications graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Business Communications Majors

In 2018-2019, 72 master's degrees were awarded to business communications majors. This earns it the #25 spot on the list of the most popular master's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in business communications at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 835
Master’s Degree 72
Basic Certificate 44
Associate’s Degree 9
Graduate Certificate 8

Earnings of Business Communications Majors With Master’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in business communications is $42,100. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $42,100 to a high of $42,100.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in business communications is $44,413. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $44,413 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $44,413.

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The median monthly payment of a business communications graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $518.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in business communications. About 79.2% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 15
Women 57
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Business Communications

The racial-ethnic distribution of business communications master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 29
International Students 26
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Business Communications Master's Degree Students

There are 9 colleges that offer a master’s degree in business communications. Learn more about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Baruch College

New York, New York
24 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Baruch College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for business communications majors who are seeking their master's degree. Each year, around 18,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 master's degrees were handed out to business communications majors at Baruch. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#2

Roosevelt University

Chicago, Illinois
22 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Roosevelt University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in business communications. Each year, around 4,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,876 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,858 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their master's degree in business communications from Roosevelt. Of these students, 68% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Emerson College

Boston, Massachusetts
20 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for business communications majors who are seeking their master's degree is Emerson College. Each year, around 4,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $48,280 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,624 per year.

The business communications program at Emerson College awarded 20 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 5% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

#4

Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 4th most popular school in the country for business communications majors who are seeking their master's degree is Marquette University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $43,350 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,060 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 master's degrees were handed out to business communications majors at Marquette.

#4

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

The 4th most popular school in the country for business communications majors who are seeking their master's degree is Duquesne University. Each year, around 9,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $39,992 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,580 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 master's degrees were handed out to business communications majors at Duquesne.

Business Communications Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Corporate Communications 72

Below are some popular majors that are similar to business communications that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 128,188
Accounting 20,770
Management Sciences & Methods 12,583
Business & Commerce 9,486
Human Resource Management 8,943

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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