24 months
1005 USD/credit 18090 USD/year
1005 USD/credit 18090 USD/year
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The breadth of the Master of Arts in Communication program at the University of Dayton gives you the opportunity to shape your future — whether you pursue a doctoral degree or a professional career in a variety of fields including media production, health communication, public relations, business, or government.

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Key facts:

  • The 36-hour graduate Communication  program at the University of Dayton  gives you a solid grounding in research, theory, message development and analysis. You also can choose to add more depth to your degree by completing one of our certificate programs.
  • We currently offer graduate certificates in Strategic Public Relations and Health Communication. Both certificates are offered exclusively online.
  • We also offer an interdisciplinary course of study that mixes complementary disciplines such as English, business, psychology or political science with your core work in communication.
  • With a diverse curriculum, we provide an excellent education in the theory, history, ethics and practice of communication. This prepares students for careers and leadership in a wide variety of professions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Research & Methods
  • Theories & Models of Communication
  • Rhetorical Criticism
  • Organizational Communication
  • Mass Communication Processes & Effects

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  • A personal statement. This is a written statement of your educational and professional goals. 
  • A resume or CV.
  • Official GRE test scores.
  • If you are requesting a graduate teaching assistantship, please submit a sample of academic writing such as a research paper, published paper or thesis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1005 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1005 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Dayton

880 - 1352 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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