Communication, M.A. | Mississippi State University | Starkville, United States
12 months
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25294 USD/year
25294 USD/year
9248 USD/year
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About

The Communication program from Mississippi State University offers a unique curriculum that crosses many highly sought-after areas of Communication including Crisis Communication, Health Communication, Science Communication and Leadership Communication.  

Overview

Key Features

The Communication program from Mississippi State University prepares professionals seeking to advance their careers and develop their skills, those seeking to become Communication educators and those seeking to ultimately complete a Ph.D. in Communication. 

The program will provide students with a strong theoretical foundation in classic and contemporary communication theories; training in contemporary communication methods and their applications across contexts; allow students to explore and teach media history and best practices within and with contemporary media, mass media, social media, and digital media in different communication contexts and; equip students grounded examples, applied experiences, and research opportunities and insights to make them ready contributors to their organizations and communities. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Theory
  • Seminar in Communication Research
  • Communication Pedagogy
  • Health Communication
  • International Communication
  • Seminar in Relational Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All students entering the program are expected to have a foundation in communication prior to beginning Master’s level courses in Communication.  Students entering the program without having completed a major in Communication or a minimum of 18 undergraduate hours of communication may be asked to complete up to 12 advanced semester hours of communication to prepare for graduate work in communication.  
  • Applicants to the Master of Arts in Communication must have a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0., a statement of purpose that describes how the program will assist applicant with career goals, 3 letters of recommendation -at least one academic reference preferred, and a current resume.   International student applicants must have a TOEFL score of 79 or IELTS of 6.5.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25294 USD/year
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  • National

    25294 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25294 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9248 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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