West Chester University of Pennsylvania

College of Arts and Sciences

Communication Studies

Address:

West Chester University, Main Hall

102 West Rosedale Avenue

West Chester, PA 19383

United States

Phone:

1-610-425-5000

Fax:

1-610-436-2439

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Communication Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

the master of arts in communcation studies focuses on building better leaders by improving their communication skills. Effective leaders must be strong communicators who need to develop a broad array of communications skills: interpersonal, small group, public speaking, public relations, and persuassive/rhetorical abilities. Consequently, the M.A. in communication studies offers courses designed to foster these important leadership traits. As most of the students in this program are full-time working professionals looking to advance their careers, the student body tends to come from a wide range of industries: from media companies to investment firms. Upon completing their degrees, students also pursue various vocational paths either by moving into higher positions with their current employer or start new paths in new industries such as: *Pharma sales *Corporate training *Speechwriting *Fundraising *Human resources *Pulic relations Benefits *Small, evening classes *Affordable tution *Possible internships *Excellent research opportunities

Accreditation:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 34

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 534.05 in-state/ 759.05 out-of-state USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9831 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13881 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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