Master of Arts in Communication

This program will help you master the full complement of communication skills that employers demand – and that will enable you to start an exciting career, enhance your abilities, or make a complete career change.
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Why Pursue a Master’s in Communication at Bryant?

  • Career success – 100% of our graduates have landed a job either before or soon after graduating from the program.

  • World-class faculty – Our full-time professors are renowned, award-winning leaders in their specializations.

  • Ability to pursue your passion and specialization – Only two of ten courses are prerequisites, which allows the freedom to create a program for your chosen path. 

  • Evening classes and the flexibility to manage your course load to fit your work and life schedule.
     

When can I start the Program?

  • Applications are accepted at any time.

  • Once all application materials are received, you will usually receive a decision within one week.

  • The program can be started in the Fall, Spring or Summer terms.
     

Requirements

  • Applications are accepted at any time. Once all application materials are received, you will usually receive a decision within one week

  • GREs are optional and there are no prerequisites for admission.

CORE COURSES

COM 601 Communication Theory

COM 602 Communication Research Methods and Statistics

COM 603 Health Communication - Required for the Health Communication Concentration

COM 604 Organizational Communication - Required for the Organizational Communication Concentration

ELECTIVES

COM 610 Conflict Management and Negotiation in Organizations          

COM 611 Communication in Small Groups Applied Theory         

COM 612 Media Effects Theory and Research    

COM 613 Communication, Persuasion, and Social Influence       

COM 614 Ethical Public Communication

COM 615 Culture, Diversity, and Communication          

COM 618 Risk and Crisis Communication           

COM 619 Global Communication          

COM 620 Computer-Mediated Communication 

COM 631 Community-Based Campaigns and Public Health         

COM 690 Graduate Practicum

COM 697 Directed Study in Communication

COM 698 Culminating Project

COM 699 Thesis

Additional Resources

Gain Knowledge

risk and crisis communication.
• campaign design.
• managing conflict and negotiation.

• understanding how media impacts human behavior and interactions.
• other areas involving message design and human relationships

science of persuasion - other areas involving message design and human relationships.

TUITION INFORMATION

For 2018-2019 

MA Communication (10 courses) $2,796 per course.