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Effective Monday, May 24, 2021, UCO will no longer mandate the use of masks or social distancing. Those who have not been vaccinated should continue to wear a mask to protect themselves and others. Those who have been vaccinated may continue to voluntarily wear a mask if they choose.

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The Strategic Communications program prepares students to apply key strategic communications principles to organizational leadership challenges; create research-driven communication campaigns that accomplish organizational goals; contribute strategic communications expertise to community-improvement programs; and develop culturally sensitive communications and marketing strategies.

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Strategic Communications courses focus on elements of writing, public relations, advertising, media, editing and design to form a comprehensive understanding of the communications industry.

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Student Organizations

The Department of Mass Communication has various student and professional organizations that both support and help Strategic Communications majors develop skills to advance their learning.


Career Opportunities

There is a wide variety of career opportunities for Strategic Communications majors, including: 

  • Marketing Manager
  • Advertising
  • Media Buyer
  • Writing & Design
  • Public Relations
  • Project Manager
  • Event Coordinator/Planner
  • Social Media Coordinator

Community Partners

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.