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Speech Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Santa Clarita, CA, United States
Speech Communication from The Master's University develops the student’s ability to think, write, and speak clearly and effectively. Communication skills at both the interpersonal and public levels are stressed with the view of developing critical thinking skills and problem-solving strategies. 
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Overview

Speech Communication from The Master's University offers an introduction to the dynamics of technologically mediated social discourse with a look at both individual implications as well as larger processes within society including culture, polity, and commercial enterprise, an immersive introduction to American Sign Language usage. Students will learn basic elements of signing and will be introduced to nuances of Deaf culture.

Careers

  • Speech Teacher

  • Sales Manager

  • Communications Specialist

  • Public Relations Correspondant

  • Lawyer

  • Advertising Copywriter

  • Speech Writer

  • Journalist

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 include:

  • Freelance Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age
  • Political Communication
  • Interpersonal Comm.
  • Persuasion
  • Family Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Communication & Social Movements
  • Intercultural Comm.
  • Advanced Public Relations
  • Classical to Contemporary Rhetorical Theory
  • Argumentation & Debate
  • Organizational Communication
  • Rhetoric of Religion
  • Communication Theories

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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete Application
  • Personal Statements
  • Application fee
  • Pastor’s Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts
  • SAT or ACT score submitted
  • Read TMU statement & handbook
  • Complete Financial Aid Application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13975 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13975 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Santa Clarita

  • 1290 - 2230 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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