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Business and Professional Communication, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
The Business and Professional Communication program at Bellevue University will help you gain a real competitive advantage in the job market and your career by preparing you as a leader who can assess complex communication challenges and implement innovative solutions.
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Overview

You'll build confidence in leading as you develop essential skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and ethical decision-making while at the same time gain perspective of the diversity of the global workplace. 

Core coursework focuses on professional communication skills applicable to:

  • Business and marketing communication
  • Leadership and organizational communication
  • Public relations and strategic communication
  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Strategic technology integration

Program Outcomes

The Business and Professional Communication program at Bellevue University will prepare you to:

  • Apply relevant theories to communication in the workplace.
  • Communicate professionally.
  • Think critically about business and professional communication issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Business and Professional Communication
  • Writing on Purpose
  • Twenty-First Century Communication Technologies
  • Leadership and Organizational Communication
  • Conflict and Negotiation
  • Ethics and Decision Making

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    530

    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

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    585 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 585 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    585 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 585 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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