The MA in communication is designed for students who wish to develop advanced level communication skills in combination with another area. The degree can provide employment opportunities in advertising, broadcasting, publishing, event planning, fundraising, journalism, law, public relations community development, administration, news media, healthcare, nonprofit management, performance studies, international communication, teaching and more.
This 33-credit program can typically be completed by full-time students in about two years or less.
Prospective students must submit their applications by the dates listed below.
Fall (August–December): July 15
Spring (January–May): November 15
Summer Session 1 (May–June): April 1
Summer Session 2 (June–July): May 1
Summer Session 3 (July–August): June 1
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
Expand your effectiveness and reach your professional career possibilities.
Focus on what matters most to you and enjoy the advantages of a customizable degree.
Benefit from an affordable education with tuition reduction on all courses.
A bachelors degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.60 (Applicants with lower GPA may be admitted upon consideration of the composite profile).
Two Recommendations from professionals such as advisors, major professors and employers.
Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
GRE General Test from exam taken within five years. Waived for applicants with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores.