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Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pensacola, FL, United States
Effective communication is vital to the success of any organization. The Department of Communication from University of West Florida empowers students to creatively manage professional communication challenges. 
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Overview

Graduates of this Communication program from University of West Florida learn to speak effectively, write clearly, communicate persuasively, solve problems, lead, and practice professional ethics. The program for majors in the Department of Communication consists of 39 credit hours.

Department students have been recognized in a resolution by the State of Florida House of Representatives, won the State Advertising Championship seven times, won more than 100 ADDY Awards for Creative Excellence, won a National Forensic Association Championship, received numerous accolades from the Southeast Journalism Conference, and been recognized with the Florida Public Relations Association's Golden Image Award multiple times. 

Career

The Department of Communication provides students opportunities to extend their classroom education with hands-on skill-building through internships and involvement with The Voyager, UWF Forensics, and a multitude of community engagement opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • National Student Advertising Competition
  • Integrated Communication-Campaigns
  • Leadership Communication
  • Practicum: Voyager
  • Public Relations Campaigns
  • Practicum: Television News

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • International Graduate Application and Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Official Credential Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores
  • Immigration Requirements
  • Health Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pensacola

  • 892 - 1480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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