Online Master of Science in Communication Management

Overview
Department: Klein College of Media and Communication
Specializations/Concentrations: Focus Areas in Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution; Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses both synchronous and asynchronous instruction depending on the course
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 1 year (full-time) - students have up to 4 years to complete the program (part-time)

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone project in communication management (paper)
Credits Required: 31 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Communication Management Research Methods; Organizational Communication; Social Responsibility in Corporations and Not-for-Profit Organizations; Communication Theory for Professionals; Communicating Organizational Leadership; Leadership in Crises and Conflict Management; Cross-Cultural Leadership

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE required (scores above 65th percentile recommended)
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$31,031 + fees (in-state); ~$41,354 + fees (out-of-state)
Cost per Credit Hour: $1,001 per credit hour (in-state); $1,334 per credit hour (out-of-state)

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states