What will I learn?

Interested in communication and know that you want to study it as an undergraduate? Excellent! Have you thought about what comes next, though? A graduate degree will give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you'll need to connect with diverse audiences. And at Suffolk, you can earn your dual bachelor’s/master’s degree in communication in just five years.

Through our accelerated program, you’ll take two graduate-level courses in your senior year and then complete your graduate studies the following year—saving both time and tuition.

Whether you see yourself writing catchy ad slogans for billboards or TV commercials or pursuing a PhD and teaching in the field, a master’s degree will put you on the fast track to your career. As a graduate communication student at Suffolk University, you can specialize in integrated marketing communication or public relations and advertising.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
$41,242.00 (30,96,246) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 December 2021

Start date

18 January 2022


College of Arts and Sciences

73 Tremont Street,



02108, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have high school qualification.

For international students

Students must have final high school transcript.

English language requirements

TOEFL or IELTS score (TOEFL minimum is a 79, IELTS a 6.5)

PTE-Academic with a minimum score of 54

Application deadline for fall is February 15 and spring is December 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Suffolk University

Located in the heart of Boston, Suffolk offers undergraduate degrees in over 60 areas of study.

  • Main urban campus in bustling Boston area
  • Large international student community
  • Industry connections and internship opportunities
  • Outstanding graduate outcomes