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Master of Arts

Master of Arts

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Our vibrant community of scholars and teachers is committed to providing a real world, hands-on, and theoretically robust master's degree that will enrich your communication knowledge and skills for the twenty-first century. Our program is a 33-credit generalist degree designed to enhance students' intellectual and professional growth through the understanding and practice of effective communication. Our faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized leaders in their field.

Students who complete our program often receive offers to top-notch PhD programs or accept or continue in positions related to communication management, public relations, human relations, and corporate and non-profit communications. 

For more information about the graduate program, you may view the Handbook for Graduate Study here. This guide is provided for newly admitted Master's students.

In addition to the Master of Arts, we offer a Graduate Certificate in Public Relations, which is designed for working professionals who already have earned a bachelor's degree but who would like to enhance or upgrade their skills in the area of public relations. The certificate may be earned on its own or in conjunction with the degree program.