M.Sc. On Campus

Corporate and Public Communication

Florida State University

12 months
1110 USD/credit 33300 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 33300 USD/year
479 USD/credit 14370 USD/year
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The College of Corporate and Public Communication at Florida State University offers a terminal Master's degree for graduate students currently employed in or seeking professional positions emphasizing public affairs, public information, and public issues management within business, government, not-for-profit organizations, or educational institutions.


The goals of the Corporate and Public Communication program at Florida State University include:

  • Preparing students for professional careers within business, government, not-for-profit organizations or educational institutions
  • Providing students with experience in making formal communication presentations
  • Helping students develop quantitative and qualitative skills in organizational communication contexts and
  • Equipping students with basic knowledge of communication theories with particular emphasis on those that apply to corporate and public affairs, public information, and issue management

The skills to be developed include:

  • The ability to successfully plan and implement marketing, advertising or public relations campaigns
  • The ability to successfully resolve conflicts
  • The ability to successfully manage individuals and crises
  • The ability to find in any case the available means of persuasion
  • The ability to analyze the content of various messages
  • The ability to perform computer-mediated, social scientific communication research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Consumer Behavior
  • Organizational Communication Theory and Practice
  • Assessing Organizational Communication
  • Statistical Methods in Communication Research
  • Kenneth Burke and Communication Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for admission, a student must attain a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on all work attempted while registered as an upper division student working toward a baccalaureate degree or a combined verbal and quantitative score of at least 300 on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 
  • Students may be from a field closely allied to Communication. Such students, however, may need to complete extra coursework to make up deficiencies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    33300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 479 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Tallahassee

955 - 1345 USD /month
Living costs

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


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