Duquesne University



600 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15282

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Communication

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MA in Communication at Duquesne integrates theory and practice. Choose from four emphasis areas to focus your studies:

  • Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC)  - Incorporate an intensive sequence of graduate coursework emphasizing advertising, public relations and marketing communication as strategic and rhetorical functions that shape marketplace effectiveness and excellence.
  • Corporate Communication - Gain a broad foundation in professional communication, communication ethics, public relations and marketing communication, and strategic and managerial communication.
  • Rhetoric & Philosophy of Technology - Explore ideas and issues that have a profound impact on communication and culture; includes examination of the role and impact of various communication media.
  • Communication Studies - Develop competencies in a number of areas including intercultural and interpersonal communication, organizational communication, argumentation, persuasion, event planning, etc.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Duquesne University's Office of Financial Aid provides information regarding loan opportunities. Special military/veteran tuition rates are available for some programs.

Locale: Large City

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