Integrate. Coordinate. Communicate. Make brands resonate.
The graduate program in Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) at Eastern Michigan University engages an interactive approach to serve individuals seeking advanced knowledge, training, and experience in integrating and coordinating all marketing communications messages and vehicles to build brand image and maximize brand value for commercial and not-for-profit organizations.
IMC students study a blend of strategic, creative and digital marketing competencies surrounding IMC campaigns, including audience analysis and insights, marketing communications research and analytics, digital and social media marketing, media tactics, creative briefs, public relations and crisis management, search engine marketing, IMC policy and privacy management and campaign evaluation tools essential to building contemporary brands.
Graduating students will understand and have the ability to apply communication strategies and best practices, catapulting themselves into successful corporate, non-profit, or entrepreneurial careers as chief marketing officer, public relations director, marketing director, media/brand manager, art director, consumer affairs director and other marketing communications positions.
The program is delivered conveniently online to provide “anytime, anywhere” access to courses and materials in a unique 7.5-week class scheduling format. All courses are project-based and heavily applied in nature.
Offered through the College of Business, EMU offers the only fully online IMC degree in the world which is accredited by the AASCB - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - a global marker of quality. Twelve courses are required, culminating with a capstone experience in which students prepare a comprehensive IMC plan for a real-world client. Students completing the program earn a Master of Science degree.
This program is available online. International applicants should check with International Admissions or program advisor before applying.