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Communication M.A.

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication

Earning your communication master’s degree will help you advance your career and/or continue your education into a Ph.D. program.

You will excel in interpersonal and intercultural communication, gender and organizational communication, and non-verbal and small-group communication.

Program Faculty

Our faculty stay up to date on current industry trends, and several have won statewide teaching awards. Our small, seminar-style classes allow you to connect with your professors and classmates for a more intimate learning environment.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates are prepared to plan and manage the communication structure of any public or private organization.

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Our Courses

Conduct research with your professors and present papers at statewide communication conferences.

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