Master of Humanities


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Goals and Course Topics

Advance your career

Communication is the key to success – personally and professionally. With TU’s online Masters in Communication program, you will learn everything from ancient communication philosophies to transmedia storytelling, as well as theories of persuasion to politics and news. Our online Masters in Communication grads have found that this program was their key to advancement in journalism, grant writing and public relations. 

Your online Masters in Communication Program

This online Masters in Communication will lead Tiffin University students through the history and practice of media, communication, and related technology from ancient times to the digital age. Courses such as Philosophy of Communication, Politics and the News, Transmedia Storytelling, New Media, Cyber Cultures and Issues in Cyberspace navigates students through the political, legal, and social ramifications of 21st century media practices.

Tiffin University’s online Masters in Communication offers the benefits of a comprehensive curriculum taught by professors who are highly qualified academically and professionally. Our online environment provides students with the flexibility they need to balance life and learning.


Online: Combination of 7-week and 15-week classes starting in January, May and August

Who Is This Online Masters in Communication Program For?

The Communication concentration prepares students with an effective background for teaching Communication at a two-year college or for continuing on to a Ph.D. program.

Master of Humanities in Communication FAQ

What is communication?

Communication is the act of giving, receiving and sharing information. Communication involves talking or writing, as well as listening or reading.

What is a master’s in communication?

A master’s in communication leads students through the history and practice of media communication and related technology. Students will learn everything from ancient communication philosophies to transmedia storytelling, as well as theories of persuasion to politics and news. A Master of Humanities in communication prepares students to advance in journalism, grant writing and public relations.  

What can I do with a degree in communication?

With a degree in communication, you will be qualified for a variety of career opportunities, including teaching at the community college level as well as positions in public relations, editing, higher education, media relations, technical writing and more.

Average degree completion for a full-time student
30 credits
Average degree completion for a part-time student
30 credits

At a Glance

  • 100% online degree program
  • Regional accreditations
  • No application fees
  • Flexible start dates
  • Accepts transfer credits
  • Opportunity to research a topic in-depth and demonstrate mastery in the chosen area of humanities
  • Self-designed academic or creative study (e.g., academic thesis, creative project or portfolio project) that culminates in a forty to sixty page project
  • Develops from the student’s coursework in the MH program and must be approved by the instructors of the Capstone course
  • May help students gain entrance into Ph.D. programs or to more effectively teach at the high school or community college level; may also serve as the basis for future publications
  • No work required prior to the start of the class

Professional Fields

  • Community College & CCP Education – Communications 
  • Public Relations
  • Editing
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Social Media
  • Media Relations
  • Technical Writing
  • Event Organization

Did You Know?

Employment of public/media relations specialists is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022. Employment growth will be driven by the need for organizations to maintain their public image.

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