WRTC Helps You Succeed

Employers are looking for candidates with graduate degrees. Our graduate program can give you the skills and knowledge that set yourself apart from other applicants. Full-time students can complete the 33-credit degree in two years; part-time students in just four years. Assistantships that cover all tuition costs are available for qualified full-time applicants. Full-time JMU employees can receive tuition remittance for up to 18 credits per year.

Isn't it about time you consider investing in yourself? Begin by contacting us today.


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'It's really unique in what it's trying to do. The faculty are really on top of things both in academia as well as in the industry.'

— Katelyn Quinley

Alumna Spotlight

Carrie Combs - B.A. (2007), M.S. (2009)

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After earning her B.S. ('07) and M.S. ('09) in Technical and Scientific Communication, Carrie spent two years in the private sector. In 2011, she returned to JMU to serve as the inaugural University Marketing Content Strategist. In 2013, she joined the Advancement Planning and Operations team as the first Director of Advancement Relations. Carrie focuses on building collaborative relationships with campus partners to support the university's comprehensive campaign efforts. Additionally, she serves as the Program Director for Madison Trust, a JMU fundraising program that supports faculty and staff innovations across campus. The applied learning and diverse curriculum offered through WRTC allowed Carrie to develop a skillset that opened doors in professional settings that otherwise would not have been possible.

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