Online Master of Arts in Business and Professional Communication

Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Specializations/Concentrations: Concentrations in Business; Computer Information Systems; Executive Coaching; Human Resource Management; Project Management; Transnational and Cross-Cultural Communication
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction - students can access course materials at any time
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Most students complete the program in 2 years

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone course with multi-media presentation
Credits Required: 36 credits (12 courses)
Example Courses: Introduction to Business and Professional Communication; Writing on Purpose; Leadership and Organizational Communication; Conflict and Negotiation; Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication; Ethics and Decision Making

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 2.5 in last 60 hours of undergraduate degree
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Four starts per year with rolling admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$20,700 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $575 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states