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B.A. to M.A. Program in Strategic Communication

Open only to selected High Point University students

The B.A. to M.A. program in Strategic Communication is designed for outstanding High Point University undergraduate students. The students must be enrolled in their final year of undergraduate study and have demonstrated academic success in the first three years of coursework. Students accepted into the B.A. to M.A. Program in Strategic Communication will be permitted to enroll in nine hours of advanced coursework that may be applied toward completion of the M.A. degree in Strategic Communication upon completion of the undergraduate baccalaureate degree program. Students will apply for admission into the M.A. program in Strategic Communication immediately upon graduation and continue in the program during the summer and into the following academic year. Upon completion of all graduate coursework and when students submit their applications for graduation, the specified credits completed during the senior year will be transferred onto students’ graduate academic record.

The Strategic Communication program coordinator is Dr. Virginia McDermott. Dr. McDermott can be reached at or 336.841.9384. To learn more about Dr. McDermott and the Communication Graduate Faculty click here.  For more information about the Strategic Communication program, check out the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication website or download an informational brochure today!

Lauren Saul is the Strategic Communication graduate staff liaison. If you would like to tour campus or have general admission questions, you may call Lauren at 336.841.9145 or email her at

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