Online Master of Arts in Communication Technology

Department: School of Communication
Specializations/Concentrations: Concentrations in Social Media; Applied Practices
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction - students must turn in assignments by set due dates
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 2-3 years

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Thesis or professional track requirement (project)
Credits Required: 36 credits (12 courses)
Example Courses: Communication Theory; Communication Law and Regulation; Media Ethics and Responsibilities; Applied Mass Communication Research Methods; Social Media; Social Media Crisis and Strategic Communications; Social Media Campaigns; Integrated Marketing Communications

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 2.75 (students with a GPA lower than 2.75 may still be considered for admission)
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: 6 start dates per year (Fall 1&2, Spring 1&2, Summer 1&2)

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$23,400 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $650 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states