MA in Communication Studies

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The School of Communication and Multimedia Studies offers an interdisciplinary Master of Arts program, one that is designed to help students navigate as well as understand the rapidly changing communication landscape. With a blend of historical, theoretical, and critical knowledge pertaining to a wide array of communication forms, this program trains students to conduct original research that both promotes new knowledge in the field of communication and inspires new career trajectories in academia, the media industries, the public sector, and non-governmental organizations. Critical study of political communication, persuasion, rhetoric, gender and the media, digital media, radical film, social media, documentary, political economy of the media, as well as interpersonal and intercultural communication represent some of the primary areas of study for our school’s faculty and graduate students. The diversity of interests encapsulated by this interdisciplinary degree share an investment in understanding communication as well as its entanglement with social change.

Graduate Teaching Assistantships are available on a competitive basis to full-time graduate students.

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