Online Master of Arts in Communication

Department: Department of Communication
Specializations/Concentrations: Areas of Focus in Journalism; Speech 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 2 years
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Credits Required: 36 credits (12 courses)
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Thesis, project, or comprehensive exam
Example Courses: Communication Research Methods; The Literature of Journalism; Public Opinion and Propaganda; Mass Media and Popular Culture; Leadership and the Group Process; Gender and Communication; New Media Theories and Applications; Nonverbal Communication

Admission Requirements
Application Requirements: Bachelor's degree; writing sample; two letters of recommendation
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE not required

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition*: ~$15,660 + fees (in-state) - contact school for tuition rates for out-of-state students
Cost per Credit Hour: Inquire with school

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.