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M.S. in Digital Communication

The Right Skills for an Expanding Field

An advanced degree in Digital Communication can provide a significant competitive edge to those seeking career opportunities in business, digital media, marketing, public relations, advertising, health care, and government and community affairs as well as traditional and nontraditional media. WilmU’s 33-credit M.S. in Digital Communication is a multidisciplinary, STEM-designated program with 100% online options.

Customize your degree program to match your career goals

This program’s 18-credit communication core focuses on communication skills, including communication writing, crisis management and analytics. Six exciting specializations provide targeted training to align with your professional interests. Each specialization features a capstone project, or in place of the capstone, the student may choose to complete a co-op/field experience, even at their place of work, to gain practical experience in context. Choose from:

  • Digital & Social Media Strategy
  • General Communications
  • Health Care Communications
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Web Design

Enjoy the benefits of a technical master’s degree

This program features a technical, project-based and technology-driven approach throughout the curriculum. Students will conduct research, analyze and evaluate communication data, and generate digital content. Practitioner instructors who work in the field bring real-world experience to the courses, enhancing students’ learning and broadening their network of professional contacts.

Part of a series of stackable credentials

Through WilmU’s unique Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ feature, students in the B.S. in Communication degree program can incorporate two master’s level courses from the M.S. in Digital Communication program into their undergraduate degree, accelerating into their master’s program and savings tuition dollars. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

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Finish your Digital Communication master’s degree in as little as one year.
11 courses 33 total credits

$1,572 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit graduate course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit. You only pay for the courses you need to complete your master’s in digital communication degree.

The M.S. in Digital Communication program is available in the following formats and locations:



Career and Industry Outlook for M.S. in Digital Communication Graduates

An M.S. in Digital Communication degree opens the door to career growth and leadership positions in many fields.

Source: Emsi Economic Modeling, LLC


Chief Executive Officer


Marketing Managers


Program Directors




Public Relations and Funding Managers


Social and Community Service Managers


Technical Directors and Managers



The M.S. in Digital Communication is an exciting program offering students the experience to learn the digitally evolving field of communication. It’s an affordable path for those looking to advance their careers by earning a project-based, STEM-designated master’s degree. This program offers a solid foundation to the 21st-century communication professional! — Janice Colvin, Ed.D., program chair
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