Enjoy the flexibility to craft a major that is uniquely your own, focusing on your individual interests.
You’ll combine courses from VPA and other Syracuse colleges to achieve a comprehensive understanding of communication in contemporary society – from interpersonal relationships to organizational networks, public and political interaction, and cultural exchanges.
The core skills you develop will serve you well no matter what career path you decide to take. The program’s focus on active listening and critical thinking leads to enhanced skills in information gathering and organization, group leadership, and advocacy for individuals and groups.
Life After Syracuse University
As a VPA graduate with a major in Communication and Rhetorical Studies, you can explore such careers as:
- Advertising, marketing, and public relations manager
- Marriage and family therapist
- News analyst or correspondent
- Human resources manager
- Public policymaker
- Communications manager
You can also pursue graduate training in such areas as communications law, communications, public relations, graphic design, digital journalism, and management. Recent graduates of the program have attended some of the top graduate schools in the U.S.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Concepts & Perspectives in Communication Studies
- Concepts and Perspectives in Rhetorical Studies
- Public Advocacy
- Foundations of InqujLY in Human Communication
- 48 months
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Philosophy & Ethics View 1060 other Masters in Communication Sciences in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Complete the Online Common Application
- Pay the application Fee ($85)
- Submit your official academic credentials
- Submit two academic recommendations
- TOEFL or IELTS required (if English is not your native language)
- Complete and submit a Visa Information Form
- Check to see if your college requires any additional materials
- Submit SAT/ACT scores (Optional)
- Review all Visa and immigration information.
International54270 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 54270 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National54270 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 54270 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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