Duquesne University

24 months
1336 USD/credit
1336 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Communication program of Duquesne University is a flexible program that draws from the richness of the communication field to allow students to pursue a number of interests and professional goals.


Working closely with the M.A. program directors, students in the Communication program of Duquesne University choose courses housed in any of the emphasis areas to develop a unique program of study designed to build particular skill sets and capabilities necessary for an ever-changing marketplace. Developing competencies in a number of areas (including intercultural and interpersonal communication, organizational communication, argumentation, persuasion, event planning, etc.), this emphasis prepares students for careers in both the for-profit and non-profit industries, law, public policy, or business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Communication
  • Persuasion in the Marketplace
  • Organizational Communication
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Communication Ethics & Professional Civility
  • Philosophy of Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate Q.P.A. of 3.0/4.0 (official transcript required)
  • Successful performance on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • A writing sample prepared within a collegiate or business setting
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can evaluate academic and professional performance
  • A statement of the applicant’s professional and career goals (not more than 500 words)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1336 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1336 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1336 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1336 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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