M.Sc. On Campus

Communication Studies

University of North Texas

12 months
31530 USD/year
31530 USD/year
22568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The graduate program in Communication Studies at the University of North Texas examines communication and the processes through which humans interact.


Graduate Opportunities

The University of North Texas Department of Communication Studies offers course work leading to a Master of Arts or Master of Science degree in Communication Studies. You can pursue concentrations in interpersonal/organizational communication, performance studies or rhetorical studies.

As you progress through the program, you'll use analytical, critical, qualitative and quantitative methodologies to explore communication from applied and theoretical perspectives. The necessary course work examines gender and diversity issues, narrative and social change, and political and social influence.

Gain new perspectives

Our faculty members are outstanding scholars with diverse approaches to studying communication. Our professors have won awards and research grants from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and the North Texas chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. They also coach intercollegiate debate; consult for organizations in the community, region and various parts of the nation; direct performances; and hold professional leadership positions. Their research interests include:

  • Argumentation studies
  • Critical and cultural studies of communication, cultural values, ideologies and politics
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Narrative studies
  • Performance studies
  • Rhetorical analysis and criticism of persuasive public communication in historical, political and cultural contexts
  • The role of communication in organizations, professions and groups

Programme Structure

Course Overview:
  • You’ll have opportunities to conduct research with faculty members using the Black Box Theatre/ Performance Space, Communication and Social Influence Research Office, Communication Studies Library and Computer Mediated Communication Lab. Opportunities to participate in regional and national festivals, professional conferences and internships may also be available.
  • A number of other resources are also available exclusively to graduate students. The Graduate Student Writing Support office offers writing help, and the Toulouse Graduate School offers a wide variety of professional development workshops each semester. Among the workshops is a Thesis Boot Camp. Many of the workshops are available online for your convenience.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Current résumé with work and academic experience
  • Transcript of bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • A 600- to 700-word essay
  • Two reference forms or letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    31530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22568 USD per year during 12 months.

Estimated expenses for international students will be provided on their immigration documents by the Division of International Affairs,.

Living costs for Denton

1036 - 1920 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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