Communication, MA

The MA program in communication is designed to provide professionals with advanced training in the theory and practice of communication to prepare them for success in their careers and in a dynamic job market.

The flexible delivery offers easy access to a rigorous education that delivers instruction in social influence, global communication, best workplace practices and more. The program includes a culminating experience that allows students to focus their training in their areas of interest.

Program Offered

Communication, MA

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Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Application Deadlines: 
Fall 2018:            July 31, 2018
Spring 2019:       December 15, 2018
Summer 2019:    May 1, 2019

Program Requirements

Required Core (9 credit hours)
COM 501 Research Methods in Communication (3)
COM 504 Theories and Models in Communication (3)
COM 540 Conducting Communication Research (3)

Other Requirements (18 credit hours)
COM 598 Communication and Conflict Transformation (3)
COM 598 Communication and Gender (3)
COM 598 Communication in Global Contexts (3)
COM 598 Communication in the Workplace (3)
COM 598 Social Influence and Persuasion (3)
COM 598 Training and Development (3)

Culminating Experience (3 credit hours)
COM 550 Capstone (3)

Additional Curriculum Information
For the other requirements section, other courses may be used with approval of the academic unit.

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