12 months
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2432 USD/credit 72960 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 48840 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 48840 USD/year
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About

Interested in graduate school? Our master's in Communication program from at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will prepare you for professional advancement, career change, or the pursuit of a Ph.D. We can help you succeed.

Overview

Our courses are taught by a diverse and experienced graduate faculty that are active in research and service. Many of our faculty have spent their careers as professionals in a range of communication fields. They are globally traveled and active researchers. 

The master's in Communication program from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette itself is based on a core curriculum that provides a foundation for educational growth and preparation for Ph.D. programs as well as industry-oriented research in all communication professions. On top of the core curriculum, you have the flexibility of specializing in an area of interest and the flexibility to choose a master's thesis, develop a professional project, or take comprehensive exams.

Careers 

Graduates from our communication master's program work in professional fields in communication throughout the U.S. and internationally in:

  • Advertising
  • Broadcasting
  • Interpersonal and organizational communication
  • Journalism
  • Public relations

Programme Structure

We offer two different areas of study for our program:

  • Strategic Communication
  • Mass Communication 

Courses include:

  • Advertising
  • Broadcasting
  • Interpersonal and organizational communication
  • Journalism
  • Public relations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • have (or soon have) a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited university. Learn more about how to provide proof of degree.
  • demonstrate English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) if you are an international applicant. Learn more about who is required to demonstrate English language proficiency.
  • provide additional application materials (including GRE/GMAT) depending on the degree program to which you're applying.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    72960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2432 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    48840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lafayette

925 - 1320 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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