About

The Communication and Leadership programme offered by Park University is designed for professionals who want to build upon their skills, advance to a new position or pursue a doctorate. In this program, you’ll develop the communication, interpersonal and organizational skills that leading organizations seek.

As organizations become more complex, the need for effective leadership has never been greater. Our Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership program is built upon the premise that communication is the essence of leadership. This program trains you in the art of communication and uniquely qualifies you to become an innovative leader.

Careers

  • Nonprofit Executive Director
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Corporate Spokesperson
  • Vice President of Human Resources
  • Organization Development Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Human Communication Perspectives
  • Research
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • The Epistemology of Communication
  • Leading Organizational Change
  • Measuring Leadership

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity

            You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

            Full-time Part-time
            • Intensity Flexible
          • Credits
            36 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus, Blended, Online
          • More information Go to the programme website

          English Language Requirements

          • Minimum required score:

            6

            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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          • Minimum required score:

            79

            The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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          • Minimum required score:

            550

            The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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          Academic Requirements

          You need the following GPA score:

          Required score: 3

          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

          Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

          General Requirements

          • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from an international institution.
          • A minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average in the bachelor’s degree.
          • Two letters of professional reference.
          • A copy of résumé or CV.
          • Brief personal statement describing the prospective student’s interest and goals for pursuing the degree (no more than 1,000 words).
          • Official transcripts of all previous college work, both undergraduate and graduate.
          • An application fee of $50 (domestic students) or $75 (international students) made out to Park University.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            580 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 580 USD per credit and a duration of .
          • National

            580 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 580 USD per credit and a duration of .
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          Living costs for Parkville

          • 800 - 1300 USD/month
            Living Costs

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

          Funding

          Check the programme website for information about funding options.

          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.

          The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

          Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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