- Meet the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School.
- Possess an undergraduate major in communication, journalism or a related field; or, complete at least 15 semester credits of undergraduate communication coursework approved by the department.
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Statement of purpose.
Note: Even though an applicant is eligible for consideration, an offer of admission is not guaranteed.
|School Core Course||3|
|Introduction to Graduate Study in Communication|
|Theory (select three credits from the following)||3|
|Applied Communication Theory|
|Survey of Communication Theory|
|Theories of Mass Communication|
|Methods (select six credits from the following)||6|
|Social Media Metrics and Analytics|
|Mixed Methods of Communication Research|
|Qualitative Methods in Communication|
|Quantitative Methods in Communication|
|Content Areas (select 12 credits from the following)||12|
|Contemporary Public Relations|
|Analyzing Organizational Communication|
|Strategic Social Media|
|Theory of Group Processes|
|Ethics in Science Communication|
|Theories of Rhetoric|
|Communication in Organizations|
|Training Methods in Communication|
|Intercultural Communication Theory|
|Graduate Communication Internship|
|Advanced Communication Studies|
|Graduate Research in Communication|
|Exit Options (choose one)||6|
Comprehensive Examination and six credits of additional Communication coursework