Earn your M.A. in Communication

The M.A. in Communication is a 36-credit, on-campus program in which students develop critical communication skills associated with human interaction and research practices in ways that are grounded in theory and can be immediately applied in practice. Students utilize state-of-the-art technology and sharpen their communication competencies and knowledge base in a dynamic and highly interactive environment reflecting real-world scenarios.

Digital Communication and Communication Technologies

The M.A. in Communication offers two tracks of study: Digital Communication and Communication Technologies, or Communication in Organizations.

The Digital Communication and Communication Technologies track focuses on communication in corporations, organizations and human relations. In this track, students investigate relationships in digital communication, society and culture in current, real-world cases, including the examination of tech-device usage cases and applications for practice in personal and professional contexts.

Courses in the Digital Communication and Communication Technologies track include:

  • Theory and Practice of Digital Communication
  • The Internet and Communication
  • New Media, Organizations, and Institutions
  • Seminar in Communication Technologies Ethics

In addition to core courses of study and relevant electives, a unique portfolio course assists students in transitioning from graduate studies to an employment opportunity or toward further study.

Application Deadlines

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and can be completed entirely online. For priority review and consideration for a scholarship, submit your application and supporting materials by:

  • Fall semester — August 1 (priority deadline May 1)
  • Spring semester — December 1 (priority deadline November 1)
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 17, 2019
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Sep 2019
Jan 2020
Duration
2 years
Full-time
Price
1,212 USD
per credit. The full cost of the program's tuition is estimated to be approximately $43,632 USD.
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(Priority deadline November 1. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.)
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