Master of Science in International
Widespread use of social media, increasing globalization and the
recognition that effective communications influence all areas of
society — these factors have sparked a growing demand for skilled,
well-informed and sophisticated communication specialists.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for
global communication specialists will be strong through 2018. The
field spans such vital areas as public relations, journalism,
strategic marketing, speechwriting, public policy and higher
You can prepare for these exciting opportunities through the new
Master of Science in International Communication at St. John’s
University. Offered by the College of Professional Studies, the
program is designed to enable students to become global
communications leaders in a variety of media.
The new program is one of the first advanced-level
interdisciplinary, international communication programs in the
The 36-credit program combines a historical approach to
the study of communication with a focus on how 21st Century media
influence thinking about public policy, international relations,
world cultures and other global issues. Classes are available in
the evening on the Queens campus.
Students can choose between two program tracks:
- Thesis track
- Non-thesis track
Other program options include:
- 3-credit internships in U.S. or abroad, taking advantage of St.
John’s worldwide strategic partnership network
In addition, as a graduation requirement, students must
demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language other than
Director of Graduate Admissions, International and Graduate
Dr. Basilio Monteiro
Division of Mass Communication