12 months
7700 USD/year
15864 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Mass Communications programme of Brigham Young University is intended to serve as preparation for doctoral studies where theory, teaching, research, and publication are emphasized and advancement in communications professions.


At Mass Communications programme of Brigham Young University generally, students with non-communications undergraduate majors will be expected to concentrate on communications electives. Those with a communications baccalaureate are encouraged to seek broadening electives outside the department.

Students at Mass Communications programme of Brigham Young University will:

  • be able to correctly explicate theories from the fields of communication, sociology, psychology, and cultural anthropology and correctly apply them to significant media questions and issues facing individuals, families, and broader social institutions.
  • be able to produce valid and reliable research in the form of theses, projects, conference papers, and peer-reviewed journal articles. 
  • be able to use appropriate quantitative and qualitative research methods to answer significant and relevant questions. 
  • be able to analyze their data using approporiate multivariate statistical tests and arrive at the appropriate conclusions based on those tests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communications History and Historical Research Methods
  • International Media and Communications
  • Media Effects: Individual, Family, and Society
  • Gender, Race, and Class in Mass Communications
  • Media and Religion
  • Integrative Persuasive Communications
  • Special Studies in Communications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application - Submit an application by the program deadline
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Honor Code Commitment and Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  • Receive at least a 3.0 grade-point average in the cumulative undergraduate GPA from a regionally accredited university in the United States, or a comprehensive grade-point average of 3.0 from an equivalent university outside the United States. 
  • Evidence of Bachelor’s Degree and Transcripts
  • GRE
  • Exposure to research and statistics
  • Professional competence in written and spoken English
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 12 months.

LDS Tuition $7,932

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 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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