Online Master of Science in Communication Studies

Department: Stevenson University Online
Specializations/Concentrations: General Program
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction and the Blackboard learning management system
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 18-24 months depending on whether students take courses during the summer

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Thesis or communication project
Credits Required: 36 credits (11 courses)
Example Courses: Communication Theory and Applications; Research Writing and Methods; Cultures and Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Nonverbal Communication; Contemporary Organizations and Communication; Crisis Communication

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$24,120 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $670 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states