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Intercultural and International Communication

American University Washington DC

24 months
32616 USD/year
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Intercultural and International Communication from American University Washington DC has a dual focus on culture and communication examines the geopolitical, technological, economic, and cultural relations among peoples, societies, nations, and communities. 


Intercultural and International Communication from American University Washington DC draws upon faculty expertise from across the entire spectrum of international studies, as well as upon relevant research and thinking from the humanities and social sciences. IC students will develop both soft and hard skills, including the intercultural competencies required to work effectively in global and multicultural contexts and the technical skills needed to effectively communicate ideas.


The IC program prepares students for diverse careers in government, public service, finance, telecommunications, international business, NGOs, consulting firms, research institutions, and educational and cultural exchange programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Communication
  • Intercultural Relations 
  • Economics
  • Economic Theory 
  • International Economics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • TOEFL/IELTS score if non-native English speaker
  • Applicants must hold an accredited bachelor's degree with a cumulative grade point average of at least a B+ (3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale) and should have had at least 24 credit hours of social science coursework relevant to international studies.
  • A Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is optional. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 24 months.

Tuition for National students: $1,812 per credit hour

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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


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