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Communication, M.A

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Rochester Hills, MI, United States
The Communication B.A. to M.A. program enables students to complete a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a graduate M.A. degree in Communication in five years if one summer course is taken in years three, four, and five.
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Overview

This accelerated program allows students to complete three graduate level courses while pursuing the undergraduate degree and pay undergraduate rates for those courses.

It is recommended, but not a requirement, that students complete the core requirements and apply to the program at the end of the first semester of their junior year.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Women, Power, and Persuasion
  • Hip-Hop, Race and the City
  • Cultural Studies in Communication
  • Communication, Culture, and Ecology
  • Advanced Relational Communication
  • Family Communication
  • Advanced Nonverbal Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

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  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Students who have completed the required courses with a minimum GPA of 3.0 must complete and submit a Declaration of Eligibility Form available in the department office or online.  The eligibility form must be returned to the department office.
  • Transfer students will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
  • Students must maintain an overall 3.0 GPA to remain in the accelerated degree program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    853 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 853 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    853 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 853 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    498 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rochester Hills

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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