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Professional Communication 

Southern Utah University

M.A. On Campus Online
12 months
13500 USD/year
13500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Professional Communication at Southern Utah University is an applied, professional degree designed to focus on advanced research, writing and presentation skills required for effectiveness in diverse communication industries. 

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Key Features

The practice-oriented Professional Communication at Southern Utah University is ideal for those working for companies requiring audience messaging capabilities in advertising and public relations campaigns, social media content creation, strategy, and curation, internal organizational analysis, training and consulting, and media production. 

Candidates need not have a Bachelor's degree in Communication to apply, be accepted or succeed in the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication and Professional Development
  • Applied Communication Theory
  • Qualitative Communication Research
  • Quantitative Communication Research
  • Professional Writing and Presentations
  • Mediated Communication in Relationships
  • Pop Culture Messages

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

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.

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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit graduate application and $60 non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Full Admission: Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or in the last 60 hours (whichever is higher) OR
  • Conditional Admission: Conditional admission may be granted based on a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or in the last 60 hours (whichever is higher)
  • Three references to be provided on the online application form
  • Letter of Intent
  • Writing Sample from previous coursework or professional activities; 1,000-word minimum may be met through one or multiple samples (should not exceed 3,000 words)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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