Master of Arts in Business Communication and Leadership Online 

In our Business Communication and Leadership program, we empower you to become effective communicators who can positively impact your organizations and make significant contributions to your field. 

Tuition: $15,000

Duration: 10 months

Credit hours: 30


Deepen your ability to influence with strong business communication skills

Effective communication plays a fundamental role in any industry. Communication is not only a necessary skill, but it is also a crucial aspect of successful leadership. Our Master of Arts in Business Communication and Leadership program is designed to equip you with the necessary tools and techniques to become exceptional communicators and inspiring leaders.  

Through a comprehensive curriculum, you will develop the ability to clearly and persuasively articulate your ideas, whether it be in written, verbal, or digital forms. We emphasize the importance of fostering strong interpersonal communication skills, as well as mastering the art of delivering impactful presentations and messaging. By honing these communication abilities, you will gain the confidence and skills needed to lead with influence, engage and motivate teams, and drive positive results across various industries.  

Potential career opportunities:

  • Public relations specialist
  • Corporate communications director
  • Marketing communication manager
  • Digital marketing manager
  • Media relations specialist
  • Content strategist
  • Advertising account executive


Our payment plans help you manage your budget 

We understand finances are an important factor in considering your higher education options. Our online programs are competitively priced and can be paid by the course for added flexibility.

Tuition rates listed apply to the 2023-2024 academic year. More detailed information about tuition and financial aid can be found here.

Program: MA in Business Communication and Leadership 
Per credit hour: $500
Per course: $1,500
Per Program: $15,000

Financial aid
Financial aid is available to those who qualify and who are U.S. citizens. Complete the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Edgewood College Federal School Code: 003848

Contact us:
Phone: 608.663.4300
Fax: 608.663.3495

International Students Email:
Mailing address: 1000 Edgewood College Dr. Madison, WI 53711

Preview our calendar for upcoming dates 

Our online programs are designed to fit your schedule. Find your ideal start date below.

7-Week Format


Start Date  

Application Deadline 
Summer I  5/13/24 4/29/24
 Summer II   7/1/24 6/17/24
Fall I  8/26/24 8/12/24
Fall II  10/21/24 10/7/24

Course registration is due the day before courses begin for each term.

Our admissions criteria is designed to showcase your best. 
  1. Completed graduate application
  2. Official transcripts reflecting completion of a baccalaureate or more advanced degree from a United States regionally accredited or equivalent post-secondary institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or a 2.5 GPA in the last 60 credits. Students who do not meet the 2.5 GPA requirement may still be considered for conditional admissions.
Finish your business communication degree with practical skills.

To complete the MA in Business Communication and Leadership online program, students must complete 30 credit hours of coursework. 



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