College of Liberal Arts
Department of Communication and Journalism
Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30-34 credits
The communication program prepares students to handle the challenges of communicating effectively and ethically in a rapidly changing world characterized by diversity in gender, cultural background and belief.
The M.A. in professional communication provides advanced education for individuals in or pursuing communication related careers in public/nonprofit organizations, media organizations, health care organizations or in higher education. Students take courses that focus on organizational communication theory and practices.
The program is both theoretically and pragmatically oriented to prepare students for the professional workplace or for doctoral study in organizations.