Are you a veteran or active military member looking to go back to school for your graduate degree? The online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication and Leadership (MASCL) program at Seton Hall University -- a Yellow Ribbon School -- could be just what you're looking for.

MASCL provides highly motivated individuals like yourself with the opportunity to enhance their leadership, communication and organizational management skills, as they complete the program’s 36 credits in 18 months.

romeo delfinThe online aspect of the MASCL program gives me a lot of flexibility and will allow me to study right from Guam, where I'm stationed.
Romeo Delfin, Battalion Commander in the Army National Guard

MBA Without the Math

Many of our students refer to the MASCL program as the "M.B.A. without the math." That's because, much like an M.B.A. program, MASCL offers a mix of organizational leadership and communication skills. In fact, Seton Hall was the first university in the nation to offer an online graduate degree that provides this unique skill set, having launched the MASCL program in 1998.

Online Learning Teams Forming Now

MASCL is an innovative student-centered program that uses a cohort model where students progress through the program as members of a diverse learning team. The program draws military, business, nonprofit and government professionals from a variety of fields and industries.

The next MASCL Learning Teams will begin in September 2014.

Program Highlights

  • Comprehensive curriculum that includes five highly-interactive online modules
  • Three on-campus weekend residencies for students to practice leadership and communication skills, as well as to socialize and network with their fellow students and faculty
  • Internationally recognized faculty
  • Accredited program from a 150 year-old institution
  • Access to alumni networks
  • 24/7 help desk support for technical issues

Admissions Criteria

Janet BoehnleinMASCL's sense of community actually reminded me of the military. You're online every day with your team members and you become so close with them, just as you are close with your fellow service members.
Janet Boehnlein, M.A. '14, U.S. Navy Veteran, Virginia Beach
  • No GRE Required
  • Minimum of five years of professional work experience
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Rolling Admissions, so it's never too late to apply

On-campus graduate degree and certificate programs in communication are also available.

After you apply, you'll receive your decision in just 2-3 weeks; with such a short decision time and no GRE required, why not finally get your degree? Take the first step today.

To learn more about our MASCL program or the GI Bill, please fill out our form.

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