Why choose Rider for your online master’s in business communication?
Whether you’re an experienced manager looking to further develop your skills or you’re just starting out in your career and aspire to grow into a leadership role, our online MABC can help you get there. This program is intended to build on your core competencies and teach the various modes of communication in an organizational setting. Because when you can think and write strategically, you’ll be better positioned for advancement at any stage of your career. If you are looking for on-campus or hybrid learning options, please see the on-campus MABC website for courses offered at our Lawrenceville, NJ location.
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 offer graduates a competitive advantage in almost any field. Our program helps graduates in a variety of business settings, from boardrooms to nonprofits, better articulate ideas, which leads to not only better results for organizations, but also career advancement for our graduates.
While the possibilities are limitless, here is a sampling of job titles and median salaries* that are common outcomes for MABC graduates:
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.
- Spring A – February 1
- Spring B – March 22
- Summer A – May 18
- Summer B – July 6
- Fall A – September 8
- Fall B – October 27
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.