Master of Arts

(33 Credit Hours)

Communication can be strategic and thought-provoking, and inspire action. Our faculty will help you explore the research methods and theories behind communication, apply your research and challenge you to think critically about communication issues.

Students in the program are working professionals and recent college graduates, which makes classroom discussions quite stimulating. 

Admissions Criteria

  • Transcripts from all academic institutions
  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.0 in the major
  • A combined GRE verbal and quantitative score of at least 300, and an analytical writing score of 4.0 or better
  • Acceptable coursework in communication or a closely related discipline
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic sources
  • A writing sample demonstrating your academic and research capabilities
  • A personal statement outlining your background and specific goals
  • An optional interview with the program director (or the director’s designee)


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Application Deadlines

Fall priority deadline for completed applications: March 1 (This deadline is for those students seeking scholarships and assistantships.)
Fall deadline for all other completed applications: July 1.
There is no spring or summer admission.

Contact Information

Michael Lee
program director

Additional Information