School of Journalism and Communication at University of Oregon

About University of Oregon, School of Journalism and Communication:

The UO School of Journalism and Communication in Portland is housed at the George S. Turnbull Portland Center, boost careers by equipping professionals with new skills, broader understanding, and innovative thinking – all in an exciting urban environment.

Our Portland-based graduate programs are intellectually challenging and relentlessly practical, preparing students to be innovators and leaders in the working world. They connect students with top professionals in the state’s biggest media market, expose them to the latest in thinking and technology, and give them access to world-class faculty members. Night and weekend classes allow professionals to complete a master’s degree while working full time.

Professional Master’s Program: Strategic Communication

The master’s degree in strategic communication provides working professionals in public relations, advertising and allied communication fields such as marketing, corporate communication, and organizational communication with management-level credentials need to lead campaign teams, manage communication programs, and advance their careers.

The program can be completed on either a full-time or part-time schedule. Students can complete the 48-credit program in two academic years (six terms) by taking up to ten course credits per term, plus at least six credits for final project/portfolio work.

Classes meet evenings and weekends at the George S. Turnbull Portland Center, inside the White Stag Block in downtown Portland.