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Communication Studies

San Francisco State University

M.A.
24 months
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8704 USD/year
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About

The Communication Studies program of San Francisco State University is commited to the study of human communication in various contexts from multiple and interconnected perspectives that contribute to a more humane world. 

Overview

The Communication Studies program of San Francisco State University helps students to develop skills essential for leadership and career development, and for understanding and interpreting events. They learn to advocate and critically debate ideas in social and political settings, appreciate diverse communication styles, work productively in task-oriented groups, and engage in rewarding interpersonal relationships.

Career paths

Graduates in communication studies have an excellent track record entering their chosen career fields and attending graduate and professional schools. Our graduates have secured positions as public relations managers, human resources trainers, employment recruiting specialists, marketing representatives, civil rights activists, campaign managers, and sales representatives, among others. Advisors can assist students in planning programs of study that are attractive to graduate schools and prospective employers.

The department's internship program has helped many students begin their careers. The program offers over 200 internship and service learning opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multiple Methods in Communication Research
  • Field Research Strategies
  • Research Strategies in Language and Social Interaction
  • Introduction to Graduate Study
  • Performance Theory and Practice in Communication
  • Directed Readings in Communication Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Major in communication
  • GRE scores
  • Two letters of reference
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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