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The Communication program is offered at Mount Saint Vincent University.

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This 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.

The Communication program is offered at Mount Saint Vincent University .


As a student in one of our graduate programs, 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Communication Theory
  • Advanced Study in Communication Theory 
  • Health Communication: Theory & Practice 
  • Crisis Communication
  • Integrated Marketing Communications 

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4 alternative credits

The term used for the Mount’s credit system. 0.5 unit is the equivalent to three semester hours of credit and 1.0 unit is equivalent to six semester hours of credit.



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General requirements

To be admitted into the Master of Arts in Communication degree students must have completed:

  • 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.

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    13304 CAD/module
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  • National

    6326 CAD/module
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  • Nat: (6 courses) $6,326
  • Int: (6 courses) $13,304


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