M.A. On Campus

Organizational Communication

Western Kentucky University

12 months
953 USD/credit
917 USD/credit
607 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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With a focus on Applied Organizational Communication the Western Kentucky University mission is to provide graduate students with an engaging, challenging, and rewarding program integrating communication theory, practice, and problem-based research. 


Our vibrant and active program also includes coursework in interpersonal, health, and intercultural communication which provides students with a well-rounded academic program. Utilizing foundational works and contemporary studies of communication processes, we prepare students to advance in professional and academic endeavors.

The Master of Arts in Organizational Communication prepares students for a variety of careers and pursuits in which advanced communication study is helpful – especially management, personnel relations, training, sales, marketing, and intercultural communication. While many of our graduates find success in diverse organizational settings we also have a strong record of placing students in quality doctoral programs around the country.

Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP)

This degree offered by Western Kentucky University offers a Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP) which provides academically outstanding students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in approximately five years.  Contact the graduate program coordinator for additional information.


Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Organizational Communication Theory
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Communication
  • Communication in the Nonprofit Sector
  • Employee Communication
For more information please visit the program website

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • official GRE scores
  • Academic writing sample from an undergraduate course
  • Letter of intent detailing:
  • academic and/or professional experiences
  • goals in pursuing graduate studies in communication
  • areas of interest in the communication discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    953 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 953 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    917 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 917 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    607 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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