24 months
23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Communication Studies Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, emphasizes two areas of study, Interpersonal Communication and Rhetorical Studies. Faculty research and expertise also focus on relational communication, media, political communication, research methods, health communication, and intercultural communication.  

Visit the official programme website for more information


The program

The Communication Studies  courses of study at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas , are designed for students with various career aspirations. Students may choose a more applied, professional path and the M.A. is a terminal degree. Alternatively, students with a stronger research orientation may choose to enter a Ph.D. program upon completing their M.A. degree. For either path, while at UNLV they work to acquire proficiency in critical analysis, social scientific and humanistic research methods, argumentation, and oral written presentation. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Survey of Communication Studies
  • Rhetorical-Critical Research Methods
  • Empirical Research Methods
  • Theories of Communication 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Priority: Jan. 15
  • Final: Mar. 1


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students complete a program of coursework that leads to them completing either a thesis or a professional project. Programs of study are designed to meet the student's individual, professional and/or personal objectives. Although an undergraduate degree in communication is not required for admission to the program, a student without a background in communication may be required to complete course work in addition to the minimum requirements.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

Our partners

Communication Studies
University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!