Professional Communication

University of Findlay

M.A. Online
24 months
535 USD/credit
535 USD/credit
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The Professional Communication program at the University of Findlay is one of ​only a few institutions nationwide to offer a fully online master's program in communication.  

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The Professional Communication program at the University of Findlay is a two-year, fully online program designed to enhance your communication skills and help you achieve your career goals. You can take one class at a time or take more than one and become a full-time student. You're welcome to enroll and begin the program during any semester throughout the fall, spring, and summer. 

The MAPC is a 30-credit hour program that consists of eight core courses (including two capstone courses) and six elective hours culminating in a successful defense of a capstone project. With course flexibility, you can customize your degree to fit within your career goals.

New to online clas​​​​ses? 

All Professional Communication students are provided an online orientation to ease into the program, meet the professor, and learn the skills needed to be successful in the program. Throughout the program, students in the program enjoy a sense of community through virtual communication opportunities with professors and other students. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Professional Communication 
  • Organizational Communication and Culture 
  • Presentational Speaking 
  • Strateg ic Communication 
  • Digital Media and Communication 
  • Communication Research Methods 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


30 alternative credits



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 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students in the Master of Arts in Professional Communication program must maintain a 3.0 average and must have no more than one "C" grade during the course of the program. 
  • No more than one course with a grade of "C+", "C" or "C-" can be used to meet graduation requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    535 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 535 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    535 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 535 USD per credit and a duration of 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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