Communication, M.Sc. | Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, United States
12 months
54176 USD/year
54176 USD/year
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The Communication program of Rochester Institute of Technology combines the latest research technology with essential communication expertise to prepare you for careers in the communication industry and for pursuing graduate work at the doctoral level.


Programme details

In the Communication  program of Rochester Institute of Technology hosts innovative curriculum that is grounded in today’s social sciences and humanities concepts and applications. You’ll engage with our diverse and dynamic faculty of accomplished communication researchers and practitioners, who will teach you how to research a communication challenge, create compelling messages, and analyze media content and audience engagement.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in communication fields are expected to grow by seven percent over the next ten years. Communications professionals with graduate degrees earn an average salary of $86,433.

Types of jobs in communication vary depending on what kind of work interests you most. 

Graduates of RIT’s communication master’s degree hold positions as:

  • Marketing Specialist
  • Communication Coordinator
  • Account Coordinator
  • Communication Assistant
  • Digital Marketing and Communication Analyst
  • Social Media Manager
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Customer Sales Director
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Technical Writer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Media Analytics and Research
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Digital Advertising
  • Visual Communication
  • Communication Design Principles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit copies of official transcript(s) (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work, including any transfer credit earned.
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or US equivalent) from an accredited university or college.
  • Recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent).
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required. Refer to Application Instructions and Requirements for additional information.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
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