Communication Arts, B.A. | Montana State University Billings | Billings, United States
48 months
Duration
20396 USD/year
19980 USD/year
6260 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Communication Arts at Montana State University Billings is a dynamic communication program exploring human communication from a variety of perspectives including interpersonal communication, mass communication, organizational communication, rhetorical criticism, public relations and performance studies.

Overview

Upon successful completion of this Communication Arts program at Montana State University Billings, students will develop:

  • writing skills
  • speaking skills
  • critical thinking skills and theoretical approaches to the practice of communication arts.
  • acquire a mature understanding of communication issues in organizational situations;
  • improve the ability to contribute to productive organizational performance;
  • increase personal effectiveness related to technical communication concerns; and
  • apply learning to real-life organizational settings.

Media Studies Option

The Media Studies Option is designed to examine the nature of the mass media through theoretical grounding and applied knowledge with a concentration in (1) the construction and delivery of media messages and (2) the effects of mediated messages and the structures and practices of the media industries on culture, society, politics, the economy, and individual attitudes and behavior. This approach prepares students for careers as trained media professionals as well as to be critical consumers of media messages.  

The study of message construction and analysis is offered in a variety of contexts including news gathering and reporting, public relations, video production, and advertising.  In each context theoretical perspectives are combined with skills training related to print and electronic media. Career options in the field of Media Studies include public relations, marketing, broadcast news, corporate communications, and advertising. 

Organizational Communication Option

The Organizational Communication Option is designed to educate students entering the fields of business and social service as managers, trainers, human resource officers, and corporate communication staff.  This option also provides excellent preparation for graduate study in communication as well as law.  

The programs in Organizational Communication enable the student (1) to acquire a mature understanding of interaction and other communication issues in organizational situations; (2) to improve the ability to contribute to productive organizational performance; (3) to increase personal effectiveness related to technical communication concerns; and (4) to apply learning to real-life organizational settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication in Small Groups
  • Advanced Public Speaking
  • Principles of Media Studies
  • Public Advocacy
  • Leadership and Communication
  • Gender, Media, and Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: MSU Billings has rolling admission, this means prospective students may apply at any time.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Pay your application fee: $35 for online applications. $30 for paper applications.
  • Submit a copy of your passport
  • Submit your proof of English proficiency
  • Submit your Transcripts

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20396 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    19980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19980 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6260 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Billings

945 - 1958 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Bachelor's scholarship opportunities for Communication Arts.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

United States / Merit-based
Women Leading Kentucky Undergraduate Application
1500 USD
Grant
31 Mar 2023
Deadline

Women Leading Kentucky 
2 countries / Merit-based
Veterans’ Fund Undergraduate Scholarships
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

American Australian Association (AAA)
United States
Bill Gates Scholarships Program
Various benefits
Grant
15 Sep 2022
Deadline

U.S. government
225 countries / Merit-based
Education Future International Scholarship
200000 INR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Education Future
United States
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
14 Mar 2023
Deadline

Diasporans 
United States / Merit-based
Everyone Can Learn Python Scholarship
5000 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

DataCamp
United States / Merit-based
Leadership Excellence Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
15 Mar 2023
Deadline

Law Office of Philip W. Moore, Jr.
United States
Brandon Wong & Associates Fall Difference Makers Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
29 May 2023
Deadline

Brandon Wong & Associates
United States / Merit-based
Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund
5000 USD
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

Blumenthal Performing Arts
United States
Cyril McNiff Memorial Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
14 Jan 2024
Deadline

IDTANA
United States / Merit-based
Community Impact Scholarship
2500 USD
Grant
21 Aug 2023
Deadline

The Law Office of Jerry D. Andrews, P.C.
226 countries
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
5000 USD
Grant
01 Apr 2023
Deadline

BeArt-Presets
2 countries
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)
12500 USD
Grant
15 Mar 2023
Deadline

The International Peace Scholarship Fund
226 countries
Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 2022
Various benefits
Grant
11 Oct 2022
Deadline

U.S. government
2 countries
Nora's Nursery Scholarship Program
1000 USD
Grant
28 Jun 2023
Deadline

Nora's Nursery
United States
Acker Warren Fall 2023 Fresh Start Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
22 May 2023
Deadline

Acker Warren P.C.
United States
Law Office of Jae Lee Immigrant Student Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
17 May 2023
Deadline

Law Office of Jae Lee
United States
The Tall Clubs International Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students
Various benefits
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Get-Scholarship
United States
Fashion Can Change the World Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
30 Apr 2023
Deadline

HyoomKloh
United States / Merit-based
SpeakOUT Boston Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

SpeakOUT
United States / Merit-based
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
1250 USD
Grant
14 Oct 2023
Deadline

SHAPE America
United States / Merit-based
Vasquez Law Firm DACA Dreamer scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
19 Jun 2023
Deadline

Vasquez Law Firm
United States
The Next Genius Scholarship Program
Various benefits
Grant
01 Oct 2022
Deadline

Next Genius Foundation
United States / Need-based
The LMG Foundation Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

LMG FOUNDATION
19 countries
Women in STEM StudySoup Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
14 Jan 2024
Deadline

StudySoup
19 countries
Future Innovator Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
03 Dec 2023
Deadline

StudySoup
United States
Students with Disabilities Scholarship
5000 USD
Grant
03 Aug 2023
Deadline

The Platta Law Firm
United States
John F. & Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund
5000 USD
Grant
30 Jan 2024
Deadline

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
United States / Merit-based
Law Office of Philip R. Nathe Scholarship
1000 CAD
Grant
17 Jul 2023
Deadline

Law Office of Philip R.
2 countries / Merit-based
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

American Australian Association (AAA)
United States / Need-based
Google Scholarships in USA
Various benefits
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Google
United States / Merit-based
Baer Reintegration Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
31 Dec 2022
Deadline

The Center for Reintegration
United States / Need-based
Hoggatt Injury Law Fall 2023 Children of Injured Workers Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
08 Jun 2023
Deadline

HOGGATT Injury Law
United States / Need-based
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
1000 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
United States / Need-based
Overcoming Disability Scholarship
2500 USD
Grant
12 Apr 2023
Deadline

The Law Offices of Coats & Todd
United States / Merit-based
Workpuls Scholarship
2500 USD
Grant
30 May 2023
Deadline

Insightful
30 countries
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

The Smooth Movers
226 countries
ServiceScape Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

ServiceScape
226 countries
ACES Scholarships
3500 USD
Grant
15 Nov 2022
Deadline

ACES Education Fund
United States / Merit-based
The Lowther | Walker Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Jun 2023
Deadline

Lowther-Walker
United States / Need-based
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
09 Oct 2023
Deadline

CouponBirds
United States
Support Creativity Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Apr 2023
Deadline

Support Creativity
United States
Sage IT Scholarship
1000 CAD
Grant
14 Apr 2023
Deadline

Sage IT
Worldwide / Merit-based
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
30 Dec 2023
Deadline

Pinsky Law
Worldwide / Merit-based
Fighting Bullying With Technology
1000 USD
Grant
14 Aug 2023
Deadline

1902 Software
Worldwide
Study abroad Scholarship - Collect
10000 SEK
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

Sambla
Worldwide / Merit-based
iVisa Annual Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
14 May 2023
Deadline

iVisa
Worldwide
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

IELTS from 6 to 9
Worldwide
Anonymous Hope Fund
3000 USD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Anonymous Hope Fund

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