This program, for students who have completed undergraduate degrees with majors or minors in communication or speech, prepares them for careers demanding sophisticated knowledge of human communication or for doctoral graduate work. Interpersonal, small-group, organizational, intercultural and speech communication are stressed. Students are encouraged to take six hours of cognate courses as part of the required program.
Meet the admission requirements for the Graduate School and be accepted into the program by the school;
Have at least a minor or the equivalent in communication or speech;
Have a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.7 (exceptions on recommendation of area faculty); and
In the case of international students, have a minimum TOEFL score (see the Admissions website for minimum scores).
School of Communication, Media, and Theatre Arts - College of Arts and Sciences
The Master of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Interpretation & Performance Studies requires the completion of 30 hours of course work distributed among required courses, elective courses and cognate courses as follows: