Understanding and analyzing the inseparable relationship between lifespan communication and digital media is a key to success in most 21st century jobs, particularly in the interrelated employment areas of applied research and policy, community networking and outreach, creative industries, education and training, and health and wellness.
The Master of Arts degree in Lifespan and Digital Communication requires 36 credit hours (non-thesis option) or 36 credit hours (thesis option). No more than 12 credit hours may be taken on the 500 level. Both non-thesis and thesis option students take five required core courses (15 hours) as well either a thesis preparation course (3 hours) or a capstone course (3 hours) for a total of 18 hours of required classes.
- Lifespan Communication Research and Theory
- Digital Communication Theory and Research
- Social Change and Communication Systems
- Lifespan Communication Research Methods
- Critical Methods and Digital Communication
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Human Medicine View 565 other Masters in Communication Sciences in United States
- Application and fee
- Equivalent U.S. Bachelor's Degree
- All prior College/University transcripts and Diploma
- Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only)
- Passport identification page, if available
International1320 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1320 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National523 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 523 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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