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Communication Studies

New Mexico State University

12 months
3584 USD/year
3584 USD/year
2963 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Communication Studies provides students with a social scientific approach to the study of human interaction, using both quantitative and qualitative research methods. The Communication Studies programme is offered at the New Mexico State University.


Key facts:

  • The Communication Studies programme is offered at the New Mexico State University.Our curriculum is designed to explore how communication takes place interpersonally, within organizations and constituents, within our political system, and between and within cultures. All graduate students take courses in communication theory and research methods as well as interpersonal communication, organizational communication, political communication and/or cultural communication. We also offer courses in topic areas such as health communication, leadership, persuasion, nonverbal communication, and new communication technologies.
  • The program offers a wide variety of courses allowing students in the program an opportunity to select topics pursuant to their special interests. In addition to courses, students have the opportunity to obtain practical experience by participating in professional activities offered by the department; for example, graduate teaching assistantships, research, and colloquia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political Communication
  • Communication Technologies
  • Family Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Theories of Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate international student must hold at minimum a four year bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and is able to demonstrate English proficiency, both written and oral by submitting an official TOEFL or IELTS score report.
  • Please visit the admissions tab for information regarding the application review process. The Graduate School will only offer admission to international students for Fall and Spring semesters.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3584 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3584 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3584 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3584 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2963 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2963 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Las Cruces

806 - 1259 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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