The Master of Science in Communication program provides concentrations in Advertising, Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, Mass Communication, and Public Relations. The department offers two tracks for each concentration: The academic track is finalized with a thesis, while the professional track is finalized with a professional project (for example: a documentary video or public relations campaign) and comprehensive exams. Regardless of which track students follow, the program offers students the opportunity for a blend of communication theory and hands on practical application courses.
Department of Communication Website
Visit the Department of Communication website for more information about the Master of Science in Communication program.
For application deadlines, application materials, and more, visit the Graduate School's application information page.
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Additional Application Materials
In addition to the general Graduate School Application Materials, you must also submit:
- All applicants should submit a writing sample.
- Applicants interested in a graduate assistantship (GA) should submit an assistantship application through their application portal.
Starting Fall 2019, GRE scores will not be required. Contact the program's graduate coordinator for more details.
For the fall, international student applications and graduate assistant applications are due March 1.
In the spring, the department adheres to the predetermined Graduate School deadlines.
Dr. Phil Auter
Phone: 337-366-0266 (voice or sms)
Burke-Hawthorne Hall, 134