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Drexel University

12 months
750 USD/credit 33750 USD/year
750 USD/credit 33750 USD/year
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The Communication program of Drexel University provides the skills and insider knowledge to manage communications for any organization, preparing you for an exciting, active career in a number of specialties.


Key facts

In our fast-paced world, communication across digital and print mediums is absolutely intrinsic to every industry and business. Talented and dexterous communications professionals who can deliver precise and efficient messages are in extraordinary demand.

Features of the Communication program of Drexel University

  • Graduate with an impressive portfolio of work
  • Elective options to diversify your expertise
  • Six month internship to gain professional experience (optional for those with full-time professional communication experience)
  • Hands-on expertise that immediately translates to your career
  • A nuanced understanding of media, technology, and semiotics

The Future of Communications

Content delivery is on the tip of every leading organization these days. It’s the concept of reaching, informing, and converting prospective clients. Not to be confused with traditional marketing or outreach, modern content delivery means creating a robust, intertwined communications network that serves as a holistic hub of an organization’s brand message, objectives, and greater utility.

Many professionals point to the rise of digital news and social media as the tipping point of accelerating modern content delivery. Consumers today rely on a vast network of news, cultural, and social sources to gather information and communicate with each other.

Today’s communications professionals must, therefore, be especially adaptive, well-rounded, and quick-thinking. A useful and powerful communications education must also be the same. Graduate degrees in communications are abundant, but few offer the type of multi-faceted, holistic approach the industry demands.

There’s no shortage of careers in the communications field. From working in public relations and media, to helping clients with digital marketing strategies, companies of all sizes need savvy professionals dedicated to new media. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading & Res Communication
  • Theories of Communication and Persuasion
  • Managing Communication Professional Identities in a Digital Age
  • Ethics for Technical, Science and Health Communication
  • Technical Writing
  • Document Design and Usability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Preferably a GPA of 3.0.
  • If your GPA is below 3.0, we recommend you submit GRE scores with your application. GRE scores are evaluated based on your performance in the verbal reasoning and analytical writing sections. If GRE scores are not available, you are still encouraged to apply.
  • Note: All applicants are evaluated holistically with consideration to writing skills, relevant professional experience and academic aptitude.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    33750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.


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