M.Sc. Online

Communication and Composition

Minnesota State University Mankato

24 months
8747 USD/year
5329 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Communication and Composition is a multi-disciplinary program at Minnesota State University Mankato designed for individuals with an interest in teaching both communication (public speaking, interpersonal, small group, and forensics) AND composition at community colleges and technical colleges.


Key Features

Courses in the master's degree may double-count in the Communication Education graduate certificate (Communication Studies) and the Teaching of Writing graduate certificate (English). Students are highly encouraged to apply for graduation in all three credentials. 

We prepare students in the Communication and Composition program at Minnesota State University Mankato, for professional success and meaningful life experience with skills and competencies of ethical and effective communication. The curriculum cultivates career-ready practices and strengths, including critical thinking and problem solving, research and presentation skills, leadership, relationship building, digital literacy, and global and intercultural awareness. Our graduates excel in a variety of professions with their abilities to lead, influence, and relate to diverse communities and audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Writing Workshop

  • Seminar Composition Theory

  • Teaching Writing

  • Communication for Professionals

  • Rhetoric and Culture

  • Forensics Pedagogy

  • Forensics Theory and Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


37 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application. All applications must be completed online.
  • Pay the $40 non-refundable application fee. Applications will not be processed until payment is received.
  •  International applicants must submit the required financial affidavit. Please note that a graduate assistantship most likely will not cover the entire cost of attending Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8747 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8747 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5329 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5329 USD per year during 24 months.


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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