12 months
Duration
1412 USD/credit 46596 USD/year
1412 USD/credit 46596 USD/year
524 USD/credit 17292 USD/year
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About

As the environment for public and private communication becomes increasingly complex, organizations rely more and more heavily on thoughtful and effective communication professionals. We offer a master degree in Communication at George Mason University. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

To this end, Communication MA students at George Mason University  may choose to specialize in strategic communication/public relations, health communication or science communication. 

They may also choose an individualized specialization in communication studies according to their interests. 

Key Features 

  • Across all specializations, students receive a strong foundation in communication theory and learn to design, execute, and interpret rigorous communication research. 
  • Students are challenged to apply communication knowledge to help solve problems and to address important social issues.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Communication Studies Project
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Theories and Research of Mass Communication    
  • Intercultural Communication    
  • Political Communication    
  • Health Communication    
  • Theories of Public Relations    
  • Persuasion Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee.
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center. 
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center from all universities attended.
  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English, if applicable, and submitted for evaluation to the Mason Office of Admissions. 
  • Verification of English language proficiency. Please see English language requirements page.
  • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT or other official test scores, as required by your program sent directly to Mason from the testing agency.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    46596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1412 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1412 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 524 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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