Online Master of Professional Studies in Applied Communication

Department: Department of Communication
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 2 years - students may be able to complete the program in more or less time depending on how many courses they take per semester

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone experience, research project, or internship
Credits Required: 33 credits (11 courses)
Example Courses: Conflict and Communication; Communication and Diversity in the Workplace; Ethical Issues in Communication; Theories and Concepts of Small Group Communication; Public Relations Campaigns; Applied Communication Research Methods; Concepts and Analysis of Communication in Organizations

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0 (GPA 2.75 - 2.99 must take GRE or GMAT to be eligible for admission)
Testing Requirements: GRE not required if GPA 3.0 or greater, if GPA between 2.75 and 2.99 - GRE (minimum score 290) or GMAT (minimum score 450) required
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission (Summer admission may be possible)

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$9,735 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $295.00 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states