Online Master of Arts in Communication

Overview
Department: School of Communication & Digital Content
Specializations/Concentrations: General Program
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in approximately 1.5 years - students have up to 5 years to finish the program

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Thesis, thesis project, or comprehensive examination
Credits Required: 36 credits (11-12 courses)
Example Courses: Interpersonal Communication in the Marketplace; Strategic Organizational Communication; International & Intercultural Communication; Professional Communication & Nonprofit Development; Strategic Storytelling; Conflict Analysis & Resolution; Effective Social Media

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 2.5 (applicants with a GPA greater than 2.0 may be considered for cautionary admission)
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Program has 8 starts per year

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$20,340 + fees (full-time); ~$22,140 + fees (part-time)
Cost per Credit Hour: $565 per credit hour (full-time: 9 or more credits); $615 per credit hour (part-time: 1-8 credits)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states



Online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

Overview
Department: School of Communication & Digital Content
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in approximately 1.5 years - students have up to 5 years to finish the program

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Thesis, thesis project, or comprehensive examination
Credits Required: 36 credits (11-12 courses)
Example Courses: Strategic Storytelling; Media Technologies & Communication Strategies; Video, Social & Mobile Promotion; Strategic Media Analysis; Effective Social Media; Strategic Organizational Communication; Strategic Communication Campaigns for the Digital Age

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 2.5 (applicants with a GPA greater than 2.0 may be considered for cautionary admission)
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Program has 8 starts per year

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$20,340 + fees (full-time); ~$22,140 + fees (part-time)
Cost per Credit Hour: $565 per credit hour (full-time: 9 or more credits); $615 per credit hour (part-time: 1-8 credits)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states