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Communication

Univeristy of Wisconsin - Whitewater

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
1023 USD/credit
1023 USD/credit
495 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science (M.S.) Degree in Communication offers advanced-level practitioner-oriented study in two emphasis areas: Corporate Communication and Mass  Communication. Both emphases provide an advanced understanding of how communication effectiveness may be enhanced in a wide variety of contexts. 

Overview

Students who choose the Corporate Communication emphasis typically have professional goals in business and industry, corporate training and development or communicating with various publics. Students who choose the Mass Communication emphasis typically have professional goals in broadcasting and electronic media, journalism, advertising, or mediated persuasion. 

The programme

An M.S. degree in Communication also allows students to teach communication courses at the technical/junior college level.The curriculum provides a broad overview of communication as a field of academic endeavor. It also incorporates an advanced understanding of communication theory as it relates to message dissemination at the interpersonal, group, organizational, public or mass societal levels. The curriculum also incorporates course work in which students learn to collect, analyze and interpret data pertinent to a wide variety of communication-oriented applications. Specific topic seminars are offered for each emphasis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • communication and gender   
  • communication conflict resolution   
  • video production iii: corporate and commercial media
  • audio iii: studio production   
  • communication and nonprofit organizations 
  • cross cultural communication  
  • communication training   
  • new communication technologies   
  • workshop  
  • travel study   repeatable   
  • seminar   repeatable  
  • special studies   repeatable   
  • introduction to communications studies   
  • seminar in applied public communication   repeatable   
  • seminar in corporate communication   repeatable   
  • instructional communication
  • issues in human communication theory   
  • effects of mass communication   

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to the application form, candidates must include a 2-3 page written statement of goals outlining their reasons for selecting a program of study in Communication. Two letters of recommendation also must accompany the application. 

Admission Standards

  • Applicants with a completed baccalaureate degree whose undergraduate GPA (or equivalent) is at 3.0 or higher will be accepted into the Communication graduate program in “good standing.”
  • Applicants with a completed baccalaureate degree whose cumulative undergraduate GPA (or equivalent) is between a 2.75 and a 2.99 will be accepted into the Communication Graduate Program “on probation.” 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1023 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1023 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    495 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

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!

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