Online Master of Arts in Organizational Communication

Department: Scripps College of Communication, School of Communication Studies
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction - students can interact with instructors through video conferencing
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 15 months (2 courses per semester) to 2 years (1 course per semester)

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone project: comprehensive exam, applied research project, or thesis (students choose one option)
Credits Required: 30 credits (6 courses)
Example Courses: Communicative Practices in Organizations; Measurement Methodology in Communication; Communication and Information Diffusion; Instructional Training & Development in Communication; Cross-Cultural Communication; Communication in Social Conflict; Gender and Communication

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0 (students with a GPA lower than 3.0 need to take the GRE)
Testing Requirements: GRE not required if GPA 3.0 or greater, if GPA below 3.0 GRE is required
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$15,750 + fees (in-state); ~$16,320 + fees (out-of-state)
Cost per Credit Hour: $525 per credit hour (in-state); $544 per credit hour (out-of-state)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states