12 months
1177 USD/credit 42372 USD/year
1177 USD/credit 42372 USD/year
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The M.A. in Communication is a 36-hour, non-thesis program at Dallas Baptist University designed to equip students for careers in strategic communications, public relations, consulting, advertising, marketing, education, communications, and related fields.


Core classes impart the understanding of communication theory and the avenues through which all communication contexts are delivered or received.

More than an Education

The Master of Arts in Communications program at Dallas Baptist University conveniently combines in-class, hybrid, and online opportunities to be flexible with your busy schedule. Our faculty and professors bring with them a unique combination of field experience and vocational calling, making them exceptional examples from which to learn.

The M.A. in Communications at Dallas Baptist University provides the opportunity to discover the components of effective and ineffective communication. A firm grip on understanding communication through all of its channels will make you an invaluable asset to any company. No matter how the company communicates, the need for an expert in the field will always be present.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Communication Theory
  • Digital Media Communication
  • Presentation Communication 
  • Communication Leadership for Groups
  • Social Media and Communication
  • Leadership in Conflict and Adversity
  • Leadership Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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

  • A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Evidence of sound moral character and compatibility with DBU's mission
  • A likelihood of academic success as demonstrated by a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all previous course work
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-family members
  • A current professional résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1177 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1177 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dallas

1140 - 1925 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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