Online Master of Arts in Professional Communication

Department: Department of 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, students have up to 7 years to earn their degree
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Credits Required: 33 credits (9 courses + capstone)
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Thesis or capstone project
Example Courses: Quantitative Research Methods in Communication; Communication in Interpersonal Relationships; Communication Theory; Teambuilding; Organizational Communication; Communication and Diversity in the Professional World; Training and Development Communication

Admission Requirements
Application Requirements: Bachelor's degree; directed narrative; writing sample
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE not required

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition*: ~$18,725 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $539 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.