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Communication

Illinois State University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
17651 USD/year
17651 USD/year
9676 USD/year
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About

The master's program in Communication at Illinois State University provides a distinctive academic experience that educates students in diverse theoretical frameworks and research methods appropriate to the advanced study of communication.

Overview

Communication at Illinois State University emphasis is on the application of scholarly knowledge to evaluate and solve social problems. We also promote a passion for intellectual and theoretical discovery that transcends career objectives and course expectations.

Learning outcomes

Graduates of our nationally recognized program pursue careers in college teaching, training and development, human and employee relations, public relations, media management, media relations, and community relations. Many go on to complete Ph.D. degrees in communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Criticism
  • Controversy And Contemporary Society
  • Freedom Of Speech And Press
  • Broadcast History
  • Digital Post Production
  • Social Dynamics Of Communication Technologies
  • Motion Graphics And Visual Effects
  • Mass Media: Cultural Criticism And Problems
  • Campaign Communication And Message Design
  • Theory And Research In Small Group Communication
  • Theory And Research In Persuasion
  • Theory And Research In Interpersonal Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Organizational Communication
  • Human Communication And The Aging Process
  • Advanced Writing For Mass Media
  • Documentary Production On Social And Political Issues
  • International Public Relations
  • Executive Speechwriting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
Required

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

A student applying to a master's program must:

  • have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
  • present official transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9676 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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