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Professional Communication

University of Alabama Huntsville

M.A. On Campus Online Blended
18 months
Duration
24430 USD/year
24430 USD/year
10632 USD/year
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About

At the Professional Communication program from The University of Alabama Huntsville, we accept students with a variety of undergraduate degrees (business, writing, art, computer science) and experience. 

Overview

The Master of Arts in Professional Communication from The University of Alabama Huntsville prepares students to work in communication intensive jobs, including social media management, user experience, advertising, public relations, professional writing, human resources, fundraising, event management, training, and consulting, among other things. 

Learning Goals & Outcomes 

  • Students will demonstrate understanding of the major theoretical concepts and practical applications associated with the study of human communication.  
  • Students will be able to communicate effectively in presenting ideas orally and in writing.
  • Student will demonstrate understanding of the implications of a multicultural world on appropriate and effective forms of communication.
  • Students will be able to conduct scientific research ethically and effectively, to interpret statistical information, and to assess its practical import for understanding communication in the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication and Culture
  • Advanced Communication Theory
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Advanced Communication Methods
  • Rhetorical Criticism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, 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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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
155 (verbal)

English requirements

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

  • For admission to the Graduate School, applicants must hold a bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from an approved institution. 
  • The following minimum requirements are acceptable to the graduate school; individual colleges and/or departments may require higher grade point averages and test scores or additional or more specific requirements. 
  • See college/departmental sections for specific admissions information
  • the applicant is the holder of a graduate degree from an accredited institution; 
  • the applicant presents evidence of having taken the GRE/MAT over five years ago and hence cannot obtain official scores; 
  • FE exam may be accepted for some engineering degrees. If available, a candidate must show proof of passing the exam.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24430 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    24430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24430 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    10632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10632 USD per year and a duration of 18 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.

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