Online Master of Arts in Communication

Department: Department of Communication and Film
Specializations/Concentrations: Optional Graduate Certificate in Health Communication
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 12 to 16 months (three to four semesters)
Start Dates: Fall admission only

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Credits Required: 30 to 33 credits (10-11 courses)
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Special project or comprehensive exams
Example Courses: Health Literacy, Public Health Campaigns, Persuasion & Influence, Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication, Public Health Communication

Admission Requirements
Application Requirements: Bachelor's degree in communication or a related field; CV or resume; writing sample; statement of purpose; two letters of recommendation
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 2.5
Testing Requirements: GRE not required

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition*: ~$19,380 to ~$21,318 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $646 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states

*Estimated tuition is calculated by multiplying the cost per credit hour by the number of credits required to graduate. It does not include fees or other expenses.