Communication Studies MA

Total Units Required: 30

Admissions to the Master of Arts in Communication Studies is currently suspended. Please contact the Communication Arts and Sciences Department to learn the current status of the program.

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The Master of Arts in Communication Studies merges advanced skills with advanced academic study. Graduates from the program move on to law school, corporate leadership, PhD programs, nonprofit work, and teach at community colleges. Students receive training in advanced multiple research methods allowing them to study a diversity of phenomena. Students also benefit from advanced classes in specialty areas like organizational, health, political, and intercultural communication. Many of our graduate students also have paid teaching positions while earning their graduate degrees. The MA in communication studies opens doors to understanding the world and to different employment opportunities.