Master of Arts in Communication

Master of Arts in Communication Student

The online MA program in Communication is offered completely asynchronously. Requiring 30-33 hours, students may elect to complete a special project or take exams to complete the degree. Students receive a solid foundation in Communication theory as well as applied coursework in areas such health, organizations, interpersonal, intercultural, and persuasion and influence. The MA in Communication can help advance students’ careers across multiple fields—graduates of our MA program are public relations and marketing professionals, content developers, and non-profit leaders. The MA in Communication also prepares secondary teachers to teach dual-enrollment speech/communication courses, students interested in teaching speech/communication at the community college-level, and those who wish to pursue doctoral studies in Communication. Students interested in health fields may concurrently enroll in the MA program and the graduate certificate in health communication.