The Master in Communication (MC) is a graduate degree program focuses on
Communication Management. This responds to the growing demand for a more
innovative, creative and skills-oriented curricular program steeped in
research technology, culture and management. It addresses the need for a
more balanced Philippine communication environment by preparing
communication managers and decision makers to be more attuned to the
challenges of information society and global competition.
The Master in Communication program is intended for holders of bachelorâ€™s
degree in Mass Communication, Communication Arts, Broadcast Communication,
Journalism, Development Communication, Advertising, Public Relations,
Communication Research, Film, Audio-Visual Arts, Speech, Theater Arts and
allied courses from universities and colleges of recognized standing as
certified by the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Academic Council.
Those who are in Communication Education, Training, Mass Media, Corporate
Communication, Public or Government Information practice for a minimum of
three years may apply in the program.
Applicant must also have scholastic rating of at least 2.0, B or 85% in
the undergraduate course and must obtain a passing mark in the OU admission
test and interview.
Those who are unable to meet the requirements may apply and may be
admitted on probation. The enrollee must subsequently obtain an average of
1.75 for the first two semesters earned in the MC program of the PUP Open
Applicants for Advanced Studies should pass the OU Entrance Examination
and the interview. The following should be submitted to the PUP Open
University Systemâ€™s Registrar:
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