12 months
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
371 USD/credit 11130 USD/year
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The central objective of the Master of Arts program in the School of Communication Studies and Multimedia Studies from Florida Atlantic University is to equip students with historical, theoretical and critical knowledge of oral, written, visual and aural symbol systems, the institutions and processes which produce them, and the audiences/readers who engage them.


Learning outcomes

The goal of the Communication Studies degree at Florida Atlantic University is to focus and enhance students' ongoing and future efforts in communication-related professions or activities or to prepare them for doctoral studies and/or academic careers. The program emphasizes the intersections among cultural studies, film, intercultural communication, media and rhetoric. Within programmatic constraints, students in consultation with their designated graduate advisor or supervisory committee will develop individualized programs of study tailored to their academic interests.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Exhibition Practices in Film, Video and New Media 
  • Studies in Gender and Sexuality 
  • Qualitative Communication Research 
  • Cultural Analysis 
  • Intercultural Communication Theory 
  • Communication Theory 
  • Political Communication 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Identify the Graduate Degree Program to which you are applying. Most graduate programs have admission requirements in addition to those required by the Graduate College. Supplemental application information and forms are available here. Please Note: International students must meet the same academic requirements as domestic students for the graduate degree program (s) to which they are applying.
  • Determine your desired term of entry based on Degree Program Application Deadlines for International Students.
    • As a reminder, applications for admission will not be processed more than one year in advance of the program's application deadline date.
    • Applications submitted after the degree program deadline date will be processed for the next available semester.
    • Please Note: Not every degree program starts three times per year.
  • Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      30780 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      30780 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • In-State

      11130 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 371 USD per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for Boca Raton

    900 - 1400 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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