Professional Communication M.A.
Complete the following admission requirements:
- Submit an academic writing sample.
Minimum Requirements for Professional Communication M.A. Degree: 33 credits
|General University Requirements|
|Complete the graduate general university requirements.|
|Master’s Degree Requirements|
|Complete the master's degree requirements.|
|As part of the master's degree requirements, complete the following:|
|or COM F698||Non-thesis Research/Project|
|Professional Communication Program Requirements|
|Complete the following:|
|COM F601||Quantitative Research Methods in Communication||3|
|COM F602||Communication Research Methodologies: Human Science||3|
|COM F622||Communication in Interpersonal Relationships||3|
|COM F625||Communication Theory||3|
|COM F645||Organizational Communication||3|
|COM F680||Communication and Diversity in the Professional World||3|
|Complete two of the following: 1||6|
|Public Relations Theory and Practice|
|Communication in Health Contexts|
|Training and Development Communication|
|Seminar in Communication|
Students may take F400- and F600-level courses in art, education, English, journalism, communication, marketing, business administration and Arctic and Northern studies as well as graduate-level independent studies to fulfill 6 credits of the elective requirement if approved by the student’s committee. Students will also be able to apply up to 6 credits of appropriate graduate-level coursework from other universities in the elective area if approved by the student’s committee.
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.