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Our Degree Means Business

Global Strategic Communication takes students around the globe without leaving their homes. It educates and informs on how successful organizations do business worldwide, enabling students to communicate effectively on a global scale.

Communication Across Culture

This program will teach you how to communicate effectively across cultures and geographies, preparing you to work for companies that participate in the global economy with a diverse workforce. Our graduates solve problems on a global scale using strategic interpersonal communication skills with attention to cultural considerations.

The Pillars of the Global Strategic Communication Program

The Global Strategic Communication online graduate program prepares students for business communication on a global scale. It does so through three important pillars: business acumen, cultural sophistication, and powerful messaging skills. All courses are 100% online and feature outstanding instructors. Program curriculum is guided by an Advisory Council of top industry experts, with courses taught by industry professionals and University of Florida faculty.

The program is composed of three core class-types: Messaging, Communication, and Culture. These pillars take up 25 credits of classes, leaving the remaining 12 credits to be spent on one of 7 different specializations of your choice! Choose from concentrations such as Web Design, Public Interest Communication, Digital Strategy or a Master’s of Business Administration. The degree plan includes a total of 37 credit hours— 34 hours of coursework plus three final credits in the capstone course.

Unique Learning Experience

  • Each semester is 12 weeks, with three semesters per year (Spring, Summer, Fall).
  • Full-time students can complete the curriculum in under two years.
  • All classes are online with recorded lectures, allowing students to view classes at their pace during the week. Each week, students must meet weekly objectives and complete assignments.

Application Deadlines:

Spring 2018
Priority: Oct. 15
Final: Nov. 1

Summer 2018
Priority: March 15
Final: April 1

Careers in Global Strategic Communication

Careers in global strategic communication pay very well, with salaries of $60,000-$110,000+ per year. Jobs you will qualify for are:

  • Chief Communications Officer
  • Corporate Communications Specialist
  • Development Communications Officer
  • Director of Global Communications
  • Global Communications Specialist
  • International Affairs Liaison
  • International Media Consultant
  • Regional Communications Officer
  • Senior International Consultant
  • Vice President of International Affairs

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Snapshot

37 credit hours
100% online
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Application Deadlines

Spring 2018
Priority: Oct. 15
Final: Nov. 1

Summer 2018
Priority: March 15
Final: April 1

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What Our Alumni Say

I loved the online program. Attending UF was a dream come true for me, and it was only possible through the online program. Additionally, the GSC program was a perfect fit for me. I am now the manager of events and marketing at a nonprofit called The Covering House. There is no doubt in my mind that my master's degree was one reason why I received this position. I was able to jump right in to this job without any trouble, and I firmly believe the education I received through the online program is why I was able to do this.

Mandy Darr

Manager of Events & Partnerships, The Covering House
UF MA '14

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