The online graduate program in Communication Studies focuses on advanced topics in the field, including conflict resolution, gendered communication, organizational communication, and, interpersonal and family communication. These areas of study are important topics in communication research, and the Department of Communication Studies offers a useful and insightful combination of the topics in its online master's degree.
The program is designed for aspiring doctoral students in communication studies as well as professionals wishing to advance their career. It is also an attractive option for graduate students in Psychology, Education, Sociology, and Criminal Justice who are searching for a complementary minor. For some who aspire to a Ph.D. in one of these fields, an M.A. in Communication Studies can serve as a useful stepping stone.
This online master's degree program is also a great opportunity for elementary and secondary school teachers, community and small college instructors, and marriage and family counseling professionals.