Online Master of Science in Professional and Technical Communication

Department: Department of Humanities
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction - students can complete coursework at any time of day
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in ~1 year to 2 years depending on number of courses take per semester (FT = 4 courses per semester; PT = 2 courses per semester)

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: ePortfolio capstone seminar and oral presentation
Credits Required: 30 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Advanced Professional and Technical Communication; Identity, Technology, and Communication; Communication Theory and Research; Elements of Visual Design; Advanced Information Design; Professional and Technical Editing; Corporate Media and Communication

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 2.8
Testing Requirements: GRE not required (unless student earned their degree outside the U.S.)
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$32,190 + fees (in-state); ~$37,440 + fees (out-of-state e-Tuition Program)
Cost per Credit Hour: $1,073 per credit hour (in-state resident); $1,248 per credit hour (out-of-state e-Tuition Program)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states