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Communication Studies - Health Communication

University of Miami

M.A.
12 months
Duration
2100 USD/credit
2100 USD/credit
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About

The goals of the Master of Arts program in Communication Studies - Health Communication at University of Miami are to provide students with a rigorous educational experience, to develop an advanced understanding of the human communication process, to increase awareness of the interdisciplinary nature of the communication field, and to develop oral, written, critical thinking, and research skills.

Overview

Students in the Communication Studies - Health Communication program at University of Miami complete coursework in persuasion, interpersonal, intercultural, organizational, and health communication together with research methods applicable to these areas.

Two programs are offered. The thesis program emphasizes the student’s development of research skills under faculty supervision (30 credits). The non-thesis program focuses on a theoretical foundation with emphasis on applied communication (36 credits). Students will be prepared for leadership positions in public or private organizations at the national or international level, or pursue advance degrees.

Goals

The goals of the Master of Arts Program in Communication Studies are to provide students with a rigorous graduate level academic experience, comprehensive understanding of theoretical communication concepts, and development of advanced oral, written, critical thinking, and research skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Communication
  • Methods of Communication Research
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • Seminar in Persuasive Communication
  • Survey Of Health Communication
  • Culture And Health
  • Organizations, Communication Health
  • Risk Communication
  • Health Communication Interventions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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.
80
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

  • Send Official Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation can be submitted online
  • Students should send their official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Students should submit a 500 word typed statement of academic and professional goals.
  • TOEFL (if applicable) scores from ETS
  • A copy of passport.
  • Copy of diploma with English translation for degrees earned outside of the United States.
  • Official / original transcripts with English translation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2100 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2100 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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