Master of Arts in Communication with Integrated Marketing Communication Concentration

Get a comprehensive look at communication and business—and how they intersect. When you pair Suffolk University's Master of Arts in Communication (MAC) with a concentration in integrated marketing communication, you'll take your graduate studies to the next level.


Using the new technologies in our video studios, social media lab, and fully networked classrooms, you’ll put cutting-edge communications techniques into practice. At Suffolk, you won’t just read about integrated marketing communication; you’ll be equipped to demonstrate how it can improve an organization’s branding and visibility.

Taking courses through our MBA program, you can choose courses on marketing, international marketing, consumer behavior, and the social media business. You’ll also take communication courses in marketing communication research, advertising, public relations, crisis communication, and social media.

By the time you graduate, you’ll be ready for professional success in advertising and public relations, corporate and nonprofit marketing, crisis management, awareness marketing, and more.

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Cost of Graduate Study at Suffolk

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Financial Aid for Graduate Study

Suffolk University is pleased to offer merit-based financial aid to graduate students—these awards can be up to $14,750 per academic year. Merit-based aid is awarded based on the applicant's academic credentials presented on the admission application. No separate application is required for merit consideration.

MAC Program Overview

Full-time students often complete this degree program in three academic semesters. Please contact the Graduate Program Director for additional information about program timelines.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: June 15 (International Applicants), August 15 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Spring Semester: December 1 (International Applicants), January 4 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
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Application Materials

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee (waived for students who visit campus)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • Two letters of recommendation (Learn more)
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, or PTE-Academic Scores (international students only)

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Courses & Requirements

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“I believe that armed with the practical and applicable skills from my graduate degree, coupled with the wonderful experiences I’ve had at Suffolk, I will be better positioned to develop leadership, people management and relationship skills that will impact my professional career.”

Dapo Adeyeye, MAC IMC ‘21