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Communication Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Washington, D. C., DC, United States
In the Communication Studies program at the Gallaudet University, you will learn how to think critically, express and advocate ideas effectively, and understand and appreciate the diversity of human communication. You will gain practical experience in interpersonal, public and mass communication.
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All students at the Communication Studies program at the Gallaudet University must complete at least one internship for career exploration and job experience. Faculty help students connect with the many opportunities in the nation's capital as well as with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Within one year of graduation, 89 percent of Gallaudet's recent art, communication and theatre majors are employed or in graduate school.

ommunication careers include fundraising, public relations and management, among others. Most fundraising positions require at least a bachelor's degree. Employment is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Group Communication
  • Public Presentations
  • Internship Seminar
  • Internship
  • Business and Professional Communication
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Theories of Human Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Senior Seminar: Communication Ethics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Submit your online application, along with the $50 application fee. 
  • Submit one written essay and one video essay in American Sign Language.
  • Send one letter of recommendation. It must be from an academic teacher.
  • Request that your high school transcript be sent to Gallaudet University. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16512 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16512 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16512 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16512 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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