Eastern New Mexico University

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Communicative Arts and Sciences


Station 49

ENMU Station 24

Portales, NM 88130

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Communication

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Communication at Eastern New Mexico University offers a Master of Arts with a major in communication. This program provides students the opportunity for advanced study in media and communication studies, with an emphasis in critical, qualitative, and historical methodologies. Our graduate curriculum prepares students for a variety of professions, including teaching, communication research, and for entering doctoral programs in communication studies and other related fields. Given the prevalent role that media play in society and in everyday life, our program is designed to help students pursue intellectual development and gain critical insights into communication issues so as to better prepare them for challenges in the workplace. Graduate study in communication requires extensive reading and academic writing related to the diverse theoretical approaches and research methodologies that define the field. Students will have the opportunity to pursue research related to faculty interests in a variety of areas, including interpersonal and family relationships, persuasive communication, media literacy and criticism, communication and social change, political economy and global media, and the rhetorical dynamics of popular culture. Please note that this is not an online program.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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