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Communication Studies

Auburn University

24 months
Duration
31986 USD/year
31986 USD/year
11826 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts degree program in the School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University covers the four main areas of study in the Communication Studies discipline: communication, public relations, journalism, and media studies.

Overview

Program Overview

The MA in Communication Studies at Auburn University starts with a foundation of theory and research that enables students to build a curriculum that meets their interests and goals. Once their coursework is complete, students work with their committees to either write a thesis or complete an internship and take a comprehensive exam.

Our curriculum consists of:

    • Three required foundational courses in communication theory, qualitative research methods, and quantitative research methods (9 credit hours).
    • Six classes of elective coursework in communication, public relations, journalism, and media studies (18 credit hours).
    • A final thesis or comprehensive exam, which requires completing an internship (3 credit hours).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Theory
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Comprehensive Exams

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We review applications on a rolling basis

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
140 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree in communication is helpful but not required for admission.
  • Official e-transcripts.
  • You will be asked to provide names and addresses for three people who will fill out an online recommendation form. They may also submit a letter.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Writing sample.
  • TOEFL scores for international students only

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15993 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    31986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15993 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11826 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5913 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Auburn

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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