MBA/MA in Communication
Online, onsite, or both
This dual degree offers students flexibility, allowing them to take courses online, on-site in Baltimore or Washington, D.C., or a combination of both.
This dual degree equips students with managerial acumen and strategic communication skills.
Earn two degrees from two Johns Hopkins schools: an MBA from Carey Business School and an MA from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.
Eight In-demand Specializations
Although not required, you can choose from eight in-demand specializations from a diverse group of focus areas.
Use new media to transform old business practices. The MBA/MA in Communication empowers you to tackle the tomorrow’s biggest business problems with cutting edge communication strategies and managerial know-how.
The 2022 edition of the Carey Business School University Catalog is available.
This dual degree will prepare you to take a leadership role in public and media relations, advertising, crisis communication, risk communication, and organizational development.
Dual degree requirements
MBA courses are offered online and at the Carey Business School’s Washington, D.C. or Baltimore campuses. MA courses are offered in Washington, D.C. and online. Students may choose either the research track or strategic planning track for their MA in Communication. For the MBA, students can choose from eight specializations, but are not required to choose one.
MA in Communication
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MBA Business Foundations (20 credits)
- Accounting and Financial Reporting
- Business Analytics
- Business Communication*
- Corporate Finance
- Business Microeconomics
- Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Statistical Analysis
- Strategic Management
- Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MBA Electives** (22 credits)
- City Lab
- Data Analytics
- Entrepreneurial Ventures
- Fixed Income
- Managing in a Diverse & Global World
- Marketing Strategy
- Social Media Analytics
- Wealth Management
MBA Specializations Offered
- Business analytics and risk management
- Digital marketing
- Entrepreneurial marketing
- Entrepreneurship, innovation and technology
- Financial management
- Health care management, innovation and technology
- Public and private sector leadership
*Online sections of Business Communication also require students to attend an in-person residency at the Baltimore campus. The residency for Business Communication is two days.
**Not a comprehensive list
At A Glance
Tuition & Fees
There are numerous options for financing your education including scholarships, loans, and payment plans available to those who qualify. Learn More
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There are no deadlines for this program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and should be submitted to the Krieger School of Arts and Science. For more information, click here.
Tuition and fees
MBA: $3,460 per course (21 courses required)
MA in Communication: $4,687 per course (10 courses required)
- Application fee: $75
connect with financial aid
You are making a significant investment in your future, and we have options to assist in paying your tuition. From scholarships to financial aid to payment plans, Carey Business School offers a variety of choices.