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Communication, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , WI,
The Master of Arts in Communication offers the opportunity to choose from two specializations: Communication and Media Studies or Digital Communication Strategies. Students are encouraged to tailor the degree to their individual interests by choosing from the varied pro-seminars or topics courses offered in communication, or from courses offered in other Marquette graduate programs.

About

A master's in Communication through Marquette's graduate program prepares students for intellectual, artistic, professional and ethical leadership in a complex technological and multicultural world. It uses a core of common knowledge, values, and communication skills to improve understanding of communication as a cultural and social process and to develop the skills necessary for success in constantly changing information environments.

Programme Structure

These courses include:

  • Organizational Communication
  • Communication Consulting
  • Corporate Advocacy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Financial Communication and Investor Relations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Students typically begin their studies in the fall of each academic year. Admission is on a rolling basis, so applicants are encouraged to apply early.This program has rolling admissions, which means you may apply any time before the following dates:Fall term admissions- August 1 (June 1 for international applicants)Spring term admissions- December 15 (October 15 for international applicants)

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A completed application form and fee online.
  • Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette.
  • Three letters of recommendation, specifically in letter format.
  • A brief statement of academic and professional goals.
  • For M.A. applicants only: GRE scores (General Test only).
  • For international applicants only: TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency is required. A minimum score of 600 on the paper-based version, 250 on the computer-based version, or 100 on the Internet-based version is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1130 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1130 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1130 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1130 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Milwaukee

  • 1066 - 1770 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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