Northern Arizona University

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Communication, M.A.


PO Box 4084

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Communication, M.A.

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master's program in Communications contains two emphasis areas: Communication Studies and Documentary Studies. The Communication Studies emphasis prepares students for careers in higher education, government, business, and community service. Areas of faculty expertise include environmental communication, political communication, health communication, media studies, and gender and culture studies. Click here for information of the Communication Studies emphasis. The Documentary Studies emphasis prepares graduate students for today's world of cutting-edge multimedia journalism, nonfiction storytelling, creating your own media business, as well as preparation for PhD programs in cinema and media studies.


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 36

In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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