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Communication Studies

Arkansas State University

12 months
Duration
15194 USD/year
15194 USD/year
8546 USD/year
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About

The primary focus of the Master of Arts in Communication Studies program at Arkansas State University is to provide the fundamentals of communication theories and enable students to acquire the ability to understand and use basic methods of communication research.

Overview

Key Features

The curriculum focuses on personal relationships, the small group, our society, dynamics of interpersonal communication, persuasion, health communication, intercultural communication, organizational authority and efficiency, the impact of social movements, the history of rhetoric, and family communications.

Students in Communication Studies at Arkansas State University work closely with the debate team, the speech lab and the community outreach program. They sometimes serve as assistant coaches while traveling with and supervising the team. They use the degree to prepare for debate coaching positions of their own, further graduate study or enhancement of their professional careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Communications
  • Communication Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have an undergraduate degree Grade Point Average of at least 2.75/4.0. Some degree programs require a higher Grade Point Average, though. See below for the full list of Grade Point Average requirements for each major.
  • If you have completed any previous graduate/master’s degree courses, you must have an overall graduate level Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0/4.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7597 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7597 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4273 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Jonesboro

770 - 1180 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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