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MS 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 MS 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 Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ (DCA), students in a number of WilmU undergraduate programs can incorporate selected master’s-level courses from the MS in Digital Communication into their undergraduate programs – at the undergraduate tuition rate! These courses and their credits would apply to both programs:

Learn more about DCA.

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

$1,611 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 MS in Digital Communication program is available in the following formats and locations:



Career and Industry Outlook for MS in Digital Communication Graduates

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


Chief Executive Officer


Marketing Managers


Program Directors




Public Relations and Funding Managers


Social and Community Service Managers


Technical Directors and Managers



The MS 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, EdD, program chair
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