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Communication Studies

San Francisco State University

12 months
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About

The Communication Studies MA program offered at San Francisco State University is committed 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 MA program offered at 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
  • Teaching Communication
  • Performance Theory and Practice in Communication
  • Directed Readings in Communication Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

35 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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    8918 USD/year
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    8918 USD/year
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Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
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Funding

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