Program at a Glance

No other degree offers an integration of MBA courses with those desgined specifically for business communicators. This approach develops in-depth business acumen and communication expertise at the same time.

Degree Earned

Master of Business Communication

Distinguishing Characteristics

The UST MBC degree is tailored for those looking to enhance their business communication acumen.

  • Flexibility offered through a 15-course, part-time, evening format
  • A focus on strategic communication as practiced in business,  keeping pace with the constantly evolving media landscape
  • Business classes covering the “big picture”
  • Big school resources with small school feel
  • Collaboration of full-time faculty and communications experts in curriculum design and classroom instruction
  • Opportunity to learn with other practicing communications professionals
  • A network of nearly 600 UST MBC alumni serving in communications leadership positions
Admission Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in any subject
  • Application form and essay
  • 2 years work experience
  • GMAT, GRE or MBA Math completion
Need something more streamlined than a degree?

If you're seeking a shorter, more specialized course of study, consider a certificate in one of several areas of concentration:

Marketing Communications
Public Relations
Management Communication

These concentrations require six graduate courses including a minimum of three courses from their area of concentration and three other complementary courses from the curriculum.

Or, depending on your needs, we can work with you to create a Survey of Communications through six courses that touch just on the areas that suit you.


Master's Degree Program Certificate Program

A flexible 15-course evening program for busy professionals that provides a broad business knowledge base and the opportunity for study in specialized areas of communication

For students seeking a shorter, more specialized course of study with an emphasis in one of three areas of concentration

Core Courses:

Nine required core courses including a Communication Leadership Priorities Capstone

Core Courses:

Three core courses required for each certificate specialization

Elective Courses:

Six electives from across the full UST MBC curriculum

Elective Courses:

Three elective courses from the UST MBC curriculum

Entrance Exam Requirements:

Scores from the GMATGRE or MBA Math

Entrance Exam Requirements:

No entrance exam required