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Strategic Communication and Leadership

University of West Florida

M.A.
24 months
Duration
1029 USD/credit
463 USD/credit
369 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Department of Communication features an MA in Strategic Communication & Leadership based on a dynamic, hands-on curriculum. The program prepares graduates to take leadership roles in a wide array of fields.

Overview

Students in the program develop professional portfolios as they research and take part in data gathering, interviewing, organizational assessment, message design, leadership, and more. Many classes involve contact with civic and business leaders. The MA in Strategic Communication & Leadership culminates with a capstone project in which each student works with a client in his or her field of interest to design a strategic communication plan. The program features an optional graduate-level certificate in Health Communication Leadership, one of the fields with the greatest career growth in the country. All courses in the certificate program count toward the master’s degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Communication
  • Special Topics in Communication
  • Emerging Topics in Health Communication
  • Communication Agency
  • Communication Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3.2

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official GRE Verbal score of at least 152 and Analytical Writing score of at least a 4.0, OR official MAT minimum of 400, OR official GMAT minimum of 400
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4-point scale* 
  • Undergraduate degree in related field 
  • Submission of Departmental Admission Application 
  • Submission of two letters of reference 
  • Submission of current curriculum vita (CV) / resume.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1029 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1029 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    463 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 463 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    369 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 369 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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