Master of Arts in Communication

Be Heard

Find your voice by earning a master’s degree in communications from Eastern Michigan University. Earn your seat at the table and learn not only how to communicate more effectively but how to assess and develop the communication skills for your organization. Become a valuable resource in improving what is often identified as a top issue affecting companies today.

This 30 credit hour graduate program equips you with a strong foundation in communication theory, research, performance and applied communication contexts. Choose from two concentration options: communication studies which focuses on interpersonal, small group, organization, intercultural and speech communication or interpretation/performance studies taking advantage of EMU’s 40 year reputation of producing top 10 forensics teams.

College to Career
A M.A. in communication prepares you for various careers including advertising, marketing, business management, organizational administration, government, politics, public relations, health services and social services, all of which demand a sophisticated knowledge of human communication. 

Admission Requirements

  • Have at least a minor or the equivalent in communication or speech
  • Have a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.7 (exceptions on faculty recommendation)
  • Meet admission requirements for the Graduate School.
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