Communication - Documentary Studies, M.A. | Part time online (optional) | Northern Arizona University | Flagstaff, United States
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Communication - Documentary Studies

12 months
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26994 USD/year
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The MA in Communication - Documentary Studies from Northern Arizona University provides students with advanced skills in communication analysis, problem solving, critical thinking, research, theoretical application, argumentation, and written communication.  

Overview

Students choose from either the MA in Communication (with no emphasis) or the MA in Communication with an emphasis in Documentary Studies.

The MA in Communication - Documentary Studies from Northern Arizona University provides a foundation of the basic research methods, theories, and standards of argument in the academic study of communication.  Students explore theories and research in a variety of communicative contexts with an emphasis on the application of concepts, theories, and research to real-world issues.  

Students will be able to access, understand, evaluate, and apply research, concepts, and theories.  Students will engage in original research and/or the application of existing research, concepts, and theories to specific situations for the purpose of problem-solving and/or evaluation, including effective message design.  

Students will learn the expectations of academic argument in communication as well as how to effectively communicate their findings to diverse audiences.  

The MA in Communication (with no emphasis) will be of relevance to working professionals in a variety of fields, educators, activists, and those preparing to pursue a PhD in Communication, Communication Studies, Rhetoric, or related disciplines.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Hospital public information officer
  • Public relations professional
  • Speech writer
  • Internal communications manager
  • Market research analyst

Programme Structure

Courses
  • Communication Theory and Application
  • Graduate Study in Communication
  • Seminar in Communication Theory
  • Documentary Skills and Storytelling Practicum
  • Documentary Research Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). This may include a thesis.
  • All graduate work with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
  • All work toward the master’s degree must be completed within six consecutive years. The six years begins with the semester and year of admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26994 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26994 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26994 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11001 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11001 USD per year during 12 months.

 Online fees 416 USD

Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 1500 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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