About this course
MA in Communication Studies prepares students for professional positions in public and corporate life. Students are trained in communication in groups, organizational, interpersonal relationships, across cultures and communities, the nature of language and symbols, and the nature of argument and persuasion in political settings and social movements. Graduates work in a variety of fields and in management positions in corporate, nonprofit and government settings. MA graduates are trained in conducting communication research and are qualified to teach communication studies courses at community colleges and four-year universities.