Master of Arts

Our Master of Arts program provides a broad array of courses that range from the development of hands-on skills to the exploration of theory, to a focus on practice and application, and analysis of state-of-art research. Members of our faculty are experts in their fields who provide an enriching education in the theory, research, practice, and art of communication.

The department offers masters level work with emphases in Communication StudiesJournalism, Media Arts and Studies, Public Relations & Organizational Communication, and Dispute Resolution (MA in DR currently not accepting new applications).

Graduates of the program serve as scholars and educators, while others occupy positions as communication and creative professionals.

For more information about the program, please refer to the navigation above or download the M.A. and G.C. Handbook. The masters program requires a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2. The projected rotation of graduate courses is available here and on the Forms and Resources page.


The academic advisor is Dr. Cleo Moody.


Phone: 313-577-2959