24 months
12694 USD/year
12694 USD/year
3606 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At Communication from University of Utah we provide rigorous theoretical and methodological training across the spectrum of communication studies.


Communication from University of Utah is distinguished by its vibrant, prolific, nationally and internationally recognized faculty as well as a flexible but theoretically and methodologically grounded graduate curriculum that reflects our stengths within and across four areas of emphasis: Communicating Science, Health, Environment, and Risk (CommSHER); Critical/Cultural Studies; Digital Media; and Rhetoric. 

Students at Communication from University of Utah will learn about:

  • production and reception of mediated messages designed to inform, persuade, educate, and entertain both historically and in contemporary society; the social cultural political, legal, economic, professional, and ethical implications of mediated messages; and the convergence that is both altering and reproducing historical assumptions about mass communication.
  • how individuals, organizations, institutions and cultures communicate about the environment, science and health through language, images, and practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical cultural studies 
  • Communicating science. Health. Environment and risk 
  • Digital media 
  • Rhetoric 
  • Analysis of Argument
  • Media and Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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

  • Complete the online application here: Online Application
  • Submit payment for the application fee (fee is $55.00 for domestic students, $65.00 for international students). Applications will not be considered complete until the payment is processed.
  • Statement of your personal and professional goals  (approximately 800 words).
  • Academic writing sample no longer than 25 pages
  • A curriculum vita or short resume.
  • Unofficial transcripts of all previous college and university coursework.
  • The names and email addresses of three people who will write recommendations.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6347 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    12694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6347 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    3606 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1803 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 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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