Why choose Rider for your online master’s in business communication?
Gain the tools to effectively disseminate information to a variety of audiences. Our online MABC program is designed for working professionals who seek advanced credentials. This program is intended to build on your core competencies and teach the various modes of communication in an organizational setting. Prepare for leadership opportunities in your field — because when you can think and write strategically, you can help build stronger networks.
Prepare for success as a career changer
Rider welcomes students from all backgrounds into the online master’s in business communication program. Your enrollment advisor can help set you up for success by guiding you toward any necessary requirements. Make a smooth transition into the program — and your new career path.
Learn on your schedule
Our online master’s degree in business communication offers you the flexibility to grow your dynamic leadership skills around your life. You can join the online MABC program in the fall, spring or summer, and work at your own pace on a part-time basis. With Rider, you can tailor your degree to fit with your commitments.
Diverse career opportunities
The demand for skilled communicators is high, especially those with graduate-level credentials. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 8 percent job growth for business management jobs from 2016-2026.
We’ve structured our MABC program to give you a competitive edge in a thriving career field. Regardless of your profession, your value to an organization is enhanced by excellent communication skills, which can be the path to career advancement in any type of work. Therefore, the MABC was designed to strengthen communication skills and knowledge applicable to any work setting. In addition, the following job titles and median salaries* are common outcomes for the MABC degree:
Public Relations Manager
Advertising and Promotions Manager
Public Relations Specialist
*According to Burning-glass.com
Our online master’s degree in business communication provides you with the opportunity to build your expertise and enhance your career options. That’s why we do our best to make it accessible.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Degrees earned abroad must be deemed equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree.
- GPA — minimum 2.7 on a 4.0 scale. Admission decisions are made through an evaluation of undergraduate coursework, GPA and professional experience.
- Application form/online application
- Professional resume/CV
- Two professional and/or academic letters of recommendation
- Statement of purpose (approx. 500-1,500 words)
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- An interview may be required. The Office of Graduate Admissions will be in touch to schedule this.
Pick a start time that works for you.
Your program has to fit around your schedule. So in addition to making our MABC degree 100% online, we also offer multiple start times throughout the year. Just choose the one that works best for you.
- Fall A – September 4
- Fall B – October 23
- Spring A – January 27
- Spring B – March 23
- Summer A – May 18
- Summer B – July 6
When you earn your Master of Arts in Business Communication degree from Rider University, you can expand your career opportunities and earning potential. Let us help you achieve your goals and position yourself for success.