M.A. On Campus

Communication and Media

DePaul University

24 months
775 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
775 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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Study communication in the context of popular culture, the corporate world, interpersonal relationships and new media with a master’s degree in Communication and Media from DePaul University. 


You’ll master the tools and frameworks to critically examine and resolve real-life communication issues.

The Communication and Media program from DePaul University is typically completed in two years. Classes are offered weekday evenings on the Loop Campus.

Alumni Network

With more than 8,500 College of Communication alumni and 180,000 alumni university-wide, you’ll be connected to a wide network of working professionals. You’ll find our alumni working at companies, agencies and organizations such as Nielsen, NPR/WBEZ, Disney Interactive Media Group and Rolling Stone.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Graduate Communication Studies
  • Communication in Cultural Contexts
  • Seminar in Interpersonal Communication
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Organizational Communication and Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $40 application fee.
  • Official undergraduate transcript showing the completion of a bachelor's degree (minimum grade point average preferred is 3.0 on a 4-point scale).
  • Four essay questions
  • Writing sample
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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