Carnegie Mellon University

MBA Communications Concentration

Concentrating in communications provides students with strategies for creating and implementing effective persuasive skills and behaviors to influence key stakeholders in multiple professional situations.

The concentration's strength lies within its approach to using real-world scenarios to explore communication styles and critical thinking needs for diverse management tasks. These include strategic planning, management consulting, negotiations, writing, executive actions, cross-team collaboration, change management, and corporate-wide communications. Acting for Business rounds out this diverse concentration.

The communication concentration features faculty whose research and practical experience focus on management issues facing today's leaders. These experienced faculty are ready to help students mature into strong communicators, no matter their prior experience upon beginning each course.