12 months
987 USD/credit 29610 USD/year
987 USD/credit 29610 USD/year
987 USD/credit 29610 USD/year
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The MA in Communication at Fairleigh Dickinson University  offers continuing students and returning professionals a theory-based curriculum that incorporates communication principles and practices into applied learning in cultural, interpersonal, and public contexts.

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The program emphasizes the development of skills in critical thinking, collaboration, leadership, ethics, interpersonal relations, and cultural intelligence, as well as enhancing students’ professional writing and presentation skills.

The MA in Communication at Fairleigh Dickinson University   is designed to give students an opportunity to build communication expertise that is most relevant to and needed across professions in seven required courses focused on problem-solving, teamwork, writing and editing, research and analysis, oral and written presentation, and project management. Three elective or “context” classes show students how this expertise relates directly to specific areas of communication practice, including communication in public relations, international relations, human resources, internal communications, public service, and health care professions.

The Global Experience

The MA program offers a unique, intensive, 12-day seminar in international communication and culture, held at Wroxton College, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s campus in Oxfordshire, England (MCOM7002 International Communication and Culture). The seminar includes panel discussion and lectures conducted by recognized international experts from business, academia, politics, and the media and offers a unique insight into professional communication experiences in other parts of the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and Practices of Communication
  • Professional Writing and Editing
  • Presentation Methods
  • Executive Lectures
  • Communication and Leadership
  • Research Methods and Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point ratio (CGPR) of at least 3.00 on a scale of 4.00.
  • An essay articulating the prospective student’s goals and expectations and the relationship of those goals and expectations to the program.
  • Two recent letters of recommendation.
  • Students may be admitted on a non-matriculated or probationary status with full matriculation upon maintaining a minimum CGPR of 3.00 and no grade below B in the first 9 credits.
  • Admission to the five-year BA-MA program requires an undergraduate CGPR of 3.00 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 987 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 987 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    29610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 987 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 USD /month
Living costs

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


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