Communication Studies

Departmental Website

http://www.eiu.edu/commstudiesgrad/

Overview

The Master of Arts in Communication Studies provides students with an opportunity to engage in a multifaceted course of study grounded in a strong theoretical base, but also recognizing the marketplace. Students can choose from three areas of concentration:

Human Communication Processes
Strategic Communication
Critical/Cultural Studies

The program prepares students to be more competitive in the work place or to continue studies in a Ph.D. program.

Option(s)

Communication Pedagogy, Communication and Leadership (online)

Concentrations

Human Communication Processes, Strategic Communication, Critical/Cultural Studies

Hours Required

36

Degree Plan

http://www.eiu.edu/commstudiesgrad/requirements.php

Course Catalog Listing

http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=33&poid=4952&returnto=1418

Typical Starting Positions

Community college instructor, college instructor, sales, management, business owner, analyst, social or marketing researcher, doctoral studies

Study Abroad Opportunities

Australia and New Zealand, Ireland

Student Professional Organizations

Lambda Pi Eta (communication honorary), graduate student government

Faculty Listing

http://www.eiu.edu/commstudies/faculty.php

Faculty Research Interests

Please see the recent list of faculty publications at https://www.eiu.edu/commstudies/facaccomplishments.php.

Faculty Honors & Awards

Please see faculty awards and honors at https://www.eiu.edu/commstudies/facaccomplishments.php.

Communication Studies, Coleman Hall 2070
Contact Name: Dr. Angie Jacobs, Graduate Coordinator
Contact Email: asjacobs@eiu.edu
Coordinator Profile: http://www.eiu.edu/graduate/prospective_degreeprograms_commstudies.php
Web: http://www.eiu.edu/commstudiesgrad/