Online Master of Arts in Communication

Overview
Department: Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies
Specializations/Concentrations: Emphasis Areas in Communication Studies; Rhetoric and Philosophy of Technology
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses both synchronous and asynchronous instruction depending on the course and the instructor
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 1 to 2 years depending on how many courses are taken per semester

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: No capstone required
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Professional Communication; Persuasion in the Marketplace; Organizational Communication; Communication Research Methods; Communication Ethics & Professional Civility; Rhetorical Theory; Rhetoric of Digital Communication

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE required
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$29,310 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $977 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states



Online Master of Arts in Corporate Communication

Overview
Department: Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies
Specializations/Concentrations: Specializations in Crisis and Risk Communication; Management Communication; Nonprofit Communication; Integrated Marketing Communication
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses both synchronous and asynchronous instruction depending on the course and the instructor
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 1 to 2 years depending on how many courses are taken per semester

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Communication practicum and professional integration project
Credits Required: 30 credits (9 courses plus project)
Example Courses: Professional Communication; Persuasion in the Marketplace; Communication Ethics & Professional Civility; Corporate Communication: Economic and Financial Foundations; Organizational and Leadership Communication; Conflict Management in Organizations; Strategic Corporate Communication; Integrated Marketing Communication

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE required
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$29,310 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $977 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states