18 months
13304 CAD/module
6326 CAD/module
Tuition fee
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This Communication course from Mount Saint Vincent University is a thesis-based program. It will prepare you to become a highly-educated communications professional, or pursue further research as an exceptional scholar and academic.

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Key Features

As a student in the Communication course from Mount Saint Vincent University , you’ll develop a deep and meaningful understanding of the disciplines of communication studies and public relations–the philosophies, the principles and how these apply to scholarly and professional practice.

Both the MPR and MA (Communication) programs are available fully online and can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication & Social Change
  • Strategic Public Relations 
  • Financial Management for PR Managers
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Crisis Communication
  • Health Communication: Theory & Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 4-year Bachelors degree in a communication-related field (e.g. public relations, communication studies, journalism, marketing communication) with a minimum of a B average (GPA 3.0) in the final two years of study.
  • Admission to the Master of Arts in Communication will be based on the availability of the Department of Communication Studies faculty to supervise in a student’s proposed area of research. At present faculty areas of professional and academic interest include: Public Relations ethics; healthcare communication; Public Relations management and strategy; media relations; crisis communication; mass media theory; public opinion; gender issues in Public Relations; rhetorical and persuasion theory; small group and community theory; and audience reception theory.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13304 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13304 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National

    6326 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6326 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National: (6 courses) $6,326
  • International: (6 courses) $13,304


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