Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College

Writing and Digital Communication

Address:

141 East College Avenue

Decatur, GA 30030

United States

Phone:

1-404-471-6252

Fax:

1-404-471-5336

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

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Format: Campus

Program Description:

Through a blend of innovative courses that focus on writing, communication, digital design, and accessibility, students learn how to use established and emerging technologies to convey information and to engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Classes meet Saturdays and evenings; some courses have an online component. Drawing on Agnes Scott’s strong tradition of teaching and valuing writing, the program emphasizes writing in its core curriculum and in an array of electives. Guest speakers and mentors from Atlanta’s extensive digital media, nonprofit, and corporate communities and as well as internships and job-shadow opportunities bring relevant professional connections to the program.

Students completing the Writing and Digital Communication Master of Arts or Graduate Certificate program will be prepared for a variety of careers that require advanced communication skills, such as digital strategy, public relations, digital journalism, marketing, strategy consulting, advertising, publishing, corporate communications, visual analysis, etc.

Program Features

  • Small, co-educational, face-to-face classes
  • No GRE required
  • Flexible schedules for working professionals
  • Full and part-time options
  • Evening and weekend class options
  • Competitive tuition with grants available
  • High quality, accessible faculty

Accreditation:

Agnes Scott College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the commission at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Agnes Scott College.

International Student Requirements:

In addition to meeting specific requirements for each degree program, international students must meet the following additional requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Graduates of foreign schools of higher learning must be able to document their degree as being the equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree awarded by an accredited United States college or university. International applicants, regardless of their country of origin or their native language, must have their foreign credentials evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (naces.org), such as World Education Services (wes.org). Each evaluation must include the following: course-by-course description, documenting equivalence to a regionally accredited U.S. baccalaureate degree (or number of years toward completion) and grade point average.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 18 to 33

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 900 USD

Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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