Graduate Programs


Our students benefit from working closely with faculty in small seminars.

Our program emphasizes communication that invites and embraces diversity. 


Master of Arts (M.A.)

The curriculum prepares students for leadership positions in a variety of fields - business, education, politics, social and human services, health, human resource development, public relations, advertising, marketing, technology, public administration and the arts and entertainment. The program also prepares students for doctoral study, and for teaching at the secondary and post-secondary levels.

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Admission Requirements

Application requirements can be found at Graduate School Admission Requirements and include:

  1. Completed Graduate Application
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  2. $35 application fee
  3. One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and previous graduate credit earned
  4. A minimum of 15 credit hours of undergraduate coursework in Communication Studies, Mass Communication, or a related discipline
  5. Three letters of recommendation
            Letter of Recommendation Form
  6. Statement of Purpose
  7. Official copy of GRE scores
  8. Additional requirements exist for international applicants.  For more information, visit International Admission Requirements

For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Communication in the current graduate catalog.

Application Deadline

Priority: March 31

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