College of Business
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Master of Arts (M.A.)
The School of Communication Studies promotes an academic environment in which students, faculty and staff develop innovative communication practices and facilitate constructive dialogue in the classroom and community to inspire responsible citizenship in a diverse world. We are committed to the teaching of communication theory and criticism, the development of communication and advocacy skills, the research of communication processes and practices, and the application of generated knowledge about human communication toward the betterment of self and community.
The Master of Arts in Communication and Advocacy is a 36-credit hour program that includes:
The core spans applied theory and contexts as well as research methods and tools. It is designed to prepare students to systematically examine, assess, critique and develop communication advocacy practices across a wide range of areas. The depth and practicum requirements allow students to develop competencies in specific areas of advocacy studies.
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999