Learn more about Comm Lead with these Admissions Events

Are you thinking of applying to the Communication Leadership Master’s Program?

We’re here to help you decide — and set you up for success in your application. If you have any questions please contact our Outreach Coordinator, Valeska Frias at


Upcoming Events

Student Ambassador Online Q&A Sessions

Curious about diverse student experiences at Comm Lead? Comm Lead ambassadors will talk about the three tracks, life at UW, early, mid-career, and international student experiences and answer any questions you might have during these Zoom sessions.

  • October 12nd, 2022, 5-6 p.m. PDT (Getting to know the degree tracks)
  • December 16th, 2022, 5-6 p.m. PST (International Student Experiences)
  • January 13th, 2023, 12-1 p.m. PST (Early v/s Mid-Career Professionals)
  • March 17th, 2023, 5-6 p.m. PDT (MCCN & MCCL degree tracks)

Register here.


Career Panel: Navigating and Launching a Career in Communications in the Post-Pandemic Era

October 14th, 2022, 12-1:30 pm PDT (@Zoom)

Are you worried about navigating and launching your communication career after a pandemic? Have you been wondering what a career in communications might look like for you at this moment? Our program is hosting a career panel to help you find some answers. We will talk to some of our accomplished industry professionals about applying for jobs during the pandemic, adapting to work remotely and finding new clients in the current environment, and learn more about their current roles, career trajectories and industries. We will also discuss the future of communications roles and get some useful tips on how to get ready to apply for these roles.

Register here.


Comm Lead Open House

November 9th, 2022, 6:00-7:00 p.m. PST (@Zoom and UW campus)

Attend this Open house to hear from different members of the Comm Lead community to get a holistic perspective of our professional graduate program. Our program director and faculty will introduce you to the three degree tracks and share insights about program courses and our staff will give you a glimpse of how we build our incredible community of thoughtful practitioners of communication. Alumni fellows will discuss how the degree has impacted their career while current students will share stories behind their decision to study at Comm Lead.

Register here.


Online Information Sessions

We’re here to help you decide if our degrees are right for you – and set you up for success in your application. You can hear more about the program and get to know some of our faculty, staff, and students who will alternate as hosts for these information sessions.

  • December 8th, 2022, 12-1 p.m. PST 
  • January 20th, 2023, 5-6 p.m. PST 
  • February 17th, 2023,12 -1 p.m. PST 
  • March 9th, 2023, 5-6 p.m. PST 

Register here.


Past Events

Information Session on January 21, 2022:

Hear more about the program and get to know some of our faculty, staff, and students.

Open House on November 18, 2021:

This open house is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about how the program prepares you for a career rooted in impactful storytelling, whether it involves community and leadership, communication and culture, advocacy, marketing, content strategy, user experience, or media production.

Career Panel on October 22, 2021:

Our panelists Victoria Pinheiro (Senior UX Design Manager, Microsoft), Brittany Martin (Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Manager, Peloton Interactive), Jacob Christensen (Creative Director of Video at JKC Video), and Tongtong Qu (Digital Marketing Manager, SAP Concur) shared insights for Navigating a Career in Communications after a Pandemic.

You can watch more Comm Lead info sessions and event videos on our YouTube channel. If you’re ready to apply, here’s how to get started.

And we’re always here to answer your questions via email at

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