Communication and Media (M.A.)

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Program Overview:

The Master's Program offers a challenging educational experience to help you meet your professional and scholarly goals. The educational philosophy of the Department of Communication Studies combines theoretical understanding with practical application of course content and assignments. Our faculty are nationally and internationally known and are strong scholars and teachers. All students pursuing graduate degrees within the Department of Communication Studies are required to write a thesis or research paper. The department requires a scholarly paper from all potential graduate students and a personal essay that describes the applicant's career and personal objectives and goals. The student should submit the paper at the time she/he applies for admission.

Areas of Concentration Currently Available:

  • Communication Education
  • General Communication
  • Mass Communication
  • Organizational Communication (Thesis Option Only)
  • Organizational Communication - Human Resources (Non-Thesis Option Only)
  • Performance Studies
  • Public Relations

Admission Requirements:

  • International Application for Admission
  • Official Transcripts sent directly from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale
  • Official report of TOEFL score (100) or IELTS (7.0)
  • Applicant Statement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample

Application Deadlines:

  • Spring Semester: October 1
  • Fall Semester: February 1

Graduate Assistantship Requirements:

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