M.A., Communication, Professional

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Complete the following additional admission requirement:

  • Submit academic writing sample.

Minimum Requirements for Professional Communications M.A. Degree: 30-34 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
Professional Communication Program Requirements
COJO F600Introduction to Professional Communication3
COJO F601Communication Research Methodologies: Social Science3
COJO F602Communication Research Methodologies: Human Science3
COJO F625Communication Theory3
COJO F675Training and Development Communication3
COJO F680Communication and Diversity in the Professional World3
COJO F699Thesis6
or COJO F698 Non-thesis Research/Project
Complete two from the following: 16
Interpersonal Interaction
Organizational Culture and Communication
Health Communication
Seminar in Communication
Teaching assistants complete the following:1-4
Mentored Teaching in Communication 2

Note: A maximum of 6 credits of approved F400-level courses may be included in the 30-34 credit requirement.

Note: The comprehensive examination is to be taken no later than the student’s fourth semester of work.