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Communication

Fairfield University

M.A. On Campus Online Blended
24 months
Duration
850 USD/credit
850 USD/credit
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About

Fairfield University's Master of Arts in Communication emphasizes theory, research, and application to examine the ways humans communicate - verbally and nonverbally - across a variety of levels and contexts. 

Overview

In addition to those interested in pursuing a PhD, an MA degree in Communication can lead to advancement in careers throughout business and industry, healthcare, all levels of education, media and public relations, non-profit, government, and social services. In fact, surveys from professionals in all fields consistently rank communication skills as the most important factor in hiring and promotion decisions.‌

Career

As a Communication graduate student at Fairfield University, you'll work individually with a faculty advisor to tailor your curriculum to your personal, professional, and academic goals. Throughout the program, you'll be supported by talented, enthusiastic teachers who'll use their academic and professional experience to help start you on your career path.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Philosophies, Theories, and Research Traditions
  • Communication Research Design and Methodologies
  • Ethics and Communication
  • Perspectives & Theories in Organizational Communication 
  • Communication Research Design and Methodologies
  • Written Communication
  • Media Law and Institutions
  • Ethics and Communication
  • Communication Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Language

English
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.
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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).
7.5
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.2

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.
84
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).
7.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application 
  • $60 admission fee (waived for current students)
  • Fairfield University transcript (obtained by the Office of Graduate Admission)
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Copy of resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

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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