University of Rhode Island

College of Arts and Sciences, and Feinstein College of Continuing Education

Master of Arts program in Communication Studies


Communication Studies, University of Rhode Island, 60 Upper College Road, Suite 1

Transition Center

Kingston, RI 02881

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts program in Communication Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Graduate study in Communication Studies at the University of Rhode Island is based on an interdisciplinary philosophy, in a master of arts degree program designed to enhance career options or foster advancement to a doctoral degree program. Students complete 30 semester credits in a thesis or non-thesis option, with 18 credits in generalist communication courses, and at least another 12 credits in an area of specialization, guided by our internationally acclaimed faculty.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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