Communication (Accelerated)

Suffolk University

60 months
30576 USD/year
30576 USD/year
Tuition fee
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You’re interested in communications and know that you want to study it as an undergraduate. But have you thought about what comes next? A graduate degree will equip you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to connect with diverse audiences. And you can earn a dual bachelor’s/master’s degree through Suffolk’s accelerated program.

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You’ll take two graduate-level courses in your senior year and then complete your graduate studies in a fifth year – saving both time and tuition.Whether you see yourself writing catchy ad slogans for billboards or TV commercials or pursuing a PhD and teaching in the field, a master’s degree will put you on the fast track to your career. Graduate communication students at Suffolk can specialize in Integrated Marketing Communication or Public Relations and Advertising.

Programme Structure

Courses included: 

  • Introduction to Advertising, Public Relations, and Social Media
  • Professional Development
  • Professional Communication
  • Communication Research Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • $50 application fee
  • Resume
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores (Note: Testing requirements vary by program, and some students may qualify for a waiver)
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15288 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    30576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15288 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.


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Communication (Accelerated)
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