The Master of Arts degree in Communicationprogram teaches theory, criticism, research, practice, and ethics in communication to prepare students for service in public and professional spheres, on local, national, and international levels. Students develop competencies to work in professional careers in areas such as business, law, education, media, government, social and human services, and technology. Graduates also pursue doctoral degrees in Communication and related fields.
Students construct programs based in communication theory and research, complemented with specialized seminars selected from a variety of areas including: rhetoric, organizational or interpersonal communication, media studies, and political communication. The program consists of 45 units of coursework including: core courses, graduate seminars, courses taken outside the department, and independent study courses. The culminating experience is a thesis, project, or comprehensive exam.
Facts & Figures
In State Tuition (per year): 5000 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 11000 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999