The Master of Arts in Communication is designed to prepare students for further study at the doctoral level and/or for careers in people-centered fields such as public relations, corporate training, telecommunications, journalism and media management, and non-profit leadership. The program covers the three main areas of communication: organizational and interpersonal; rhetorical studies; and media studies.
- Students complete their degree requirements in a 36-credit program that includes a core of four required seminars.
- Beyond the required core courses, students have a large range of options that allow for the creation of a course of study to meet individual needs.
- All required courses are offered as evening classes.
- Students must take 12 credits of research courses.
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
- Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
- Three letters of recommendation
- Statement of objectives
- July 15 for the summer or fall semester
- November 15 for the spring semester
- Doctoral Study
- Teaching in K-12 and College Level
- Public Relations
- Corporate Training
- Media Positions
- Technical Services
Matthew Althouse, PhD
Graduate Program Director
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Last Updated 8/21/14