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Idaho State University

24 months
26547 USD/year
26547 USD/year
9925 USD/year
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Communication from Idaho State University has been preparing graduates to be active citizens in public life who critically engage with the world, whether as creative, strategic professionals or as researchers pursuing academic careers in teaching and scholarship.  


Communication from Idaho State University is a highly flexible 30 credit graduate degree. Students typically take graduate courses in other departments to supplement work in Communication, Media, and Persuasion to build their own cohesive program of study. 

Graduates with Communication from Idaho State University will:

  • develop an understanding of communication research methodology and roles of research in academia.
  • find professional employment in public or private sectors of business, service, or education.
  • further their graduate careers by pursuing a doctorate in communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Media Bootcamp
  • Mass Communication and Society
  • Gender and Communication
  • Communication Inquiry
  • Mass Media History, Law, and Ethics
  • Feature Writing
  • Advanced Leader Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Narrative and Print
  • Advanced Issues in Design
  • Sport Public Relations
  • Public Relations Campaigns
  • Advanced Photography
  • Personal and Professional Branding
  • Rhetoric of Popular Culture
  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Rhetorical Criticism
  • Communication and Media Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For national students deadlines are for priority application forms.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission to the Graduate School at Idaho State University
  • Application fee
  • A letter of application/interest and professional goals
  • Official transcript(s), both undergraduate and graduate
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0, and passing GRE scores
  • Minimum GRE scores ≥ 40th percentile in either Verbal Reasoning or Analytical Writing; for those with a GPA ≥ 3.5 for their final 60 credit hours of undergraduate studies, the GRE is waived
  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent
  • English proficiency score
  • Names and contact information of recommenders

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9925 USD per year during 24 months.

Summer tuition: $504.97 per credit hour 

Living costs for Idaho Falls

680 - 970 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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