Communication Studies

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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.


Communication Pedagogy, Communication and Leadership (online)


Human Communication Processes, Strategic Communication, Critical/Cultural Studies

Hours Required


Degree Plan

Course Catalog Listing

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

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Faculty Research Interests

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Faculty Honors & Awards

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Communication Studies, Buzzard Hall 2419
Contact Name: Dr. Angie Jacobs, Graduate Coordinator
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