Communication, M.A. | Abilene Christian University | Abilene, United States
24 months
1343 USD/credit 24174 USD/year
1343 USD/credit 24174 USD/year
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The M.A. in Communication from Abilene Christian University offers a diverse yet integrated study of human interaction, techniques for improved teams, conflict processes and productivity. 


Key facts

Here, at Communication from Abilene Christian University, you will grow personally and professionally as you enhance your communication skills and learn how you can make a difference wherever your career aspirations lead you. The degree can also set a foundation for further study.

Our program offers a limited number of graduate assistantships in teaching, research, and in our Speaking Center – opportunities that are also rich in real-world learning experiences. 


Career opportunities include leadership roles in ministry, administration, sales, corporate communication, consulting and training, intercultural relations and human resource development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Rhetorical Criticism
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Seminar in Communication Theory
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Crisis Management in Organizations 
  • Political Communication
  • Leadership and Communication 
  • Intercultural Communication 
  • Gender Communication 
  • Health Communication 
  • Nonprofit Event Communication 
  • Persuasion 
  • Communication in Multi-National Organizations 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an online application; 
  • Pay the $65 application fee; 
  • An official transcript(s) in English (or translated to English) of all previous colleges attended. The transcript must indicate an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent; 
  • A cumulative undergraduate approximate B average or above in the area of focus or related area and evidence of an overall productive GPA; 
  • Two letters of recommendation (may be submitted through the online application); 
  • A satisfactory GRE score; 
  • An essay describing their purpose for pursuing a graduate degree in communication; 
  • A writing sample representing high quality work (e.g. term paper). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1343 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1343 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Abilene

932 - 1728 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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