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Communication Studies

University of North Carolina Greensboro

24 months
Duration
1715 USD/credit
1715 USD/credit
653 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Our Communication Studies program at University of North Carolina Greensboro offers a course of study centered around our belief that communication is formative and foundational to human identities, relationships, and communities, and that ethical and strategically effective communication can be the means of critiquing, constructing, and transforming identities, relationships, and communities.

Overview

Admission to our Communication Studies program at University of North Carolina Greensboro is based on the evaluation of transcripts, GRE scores, letters of recommendation, an academic writing sample, a personal statement, and an interview.  We do not have automatic GRE cutoffs. We assess the entire application for academic ability and fit with our program.

Assistantships include a stipend, a contribution toward health insurance coverage, and, usually, a tuition waiver.  Teaching assistants help teach our CST 105: Introduction to Communication Studies speaking-intensive course. Graduate assistants work with faculty in support of journal editing and research projects. (If you have experience working in a Speaking Center, there may be assistantship funding available through the UNCG Speaking Center.)

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Relational Communication and the Hollywood Feature Film (graduate)
  • Risk Communication
  • Communication Pedagogy
  • Engaging Communication Theory
  • Engaging Communication Research Methodology
  • Communicating for Social Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance Exam: GRE
  • Supplemental A: Professional Statement explaining how the CST MA program aligns with your personal, academic, and professional goals.  
  • Supplemental B: An academic or professional style writing sample, preferably a research paper written for a prior course in Communication Studies or a related discipline.
  • Supplemental C: A resume or curriculum vitae
  • Supplemental D: Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    653 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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