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Master of Arts in Communication Studies - Communication Liberal Arts and Science Concentration Ball State University




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Course info


You love the art of winsomely sharing concepts and ideas, persuading a crowd to your point of view, and motivating someone face-to-face. But you also want to take your communication career to the next level. If that describes you, Ball State’s graduate program in communication liberal arts and sciences is a great fit. Whether you want to teach in a college or university, move directly into a professional communication career, or further your doctoral studies, our master’s program will help you get there.

Degree Requirements

You’ll take:

  • 12 credits of general communications core courses
  • 15 credits specific to your master’s in communication liberal arts and sciences
  • nine credits of electives (including the opportunity for a paid professional internship)

As the culmination of your degree, you can either:

  • prepare and defend a thesis or research paper
  • complete a written and oral comprehensive examination




A few of the classes you will take include:

  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Quantitative Research in Communication
  • Theories of Rhetoric
  • Rhetorical Criticism

What Can You Do with a Master’s Degree in Communication Liberal Arts and Sciences

Our alumni have obtained positions as:

  • college instructors
  • admission specialists
  • academic advisors

Many have also gained entry to doctoral programs in communication studies and other disciplines.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Arts in Communication Studies - Communication Liberal Arts and Science Concentration.

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$20,898.00 (15,33,391) per year

USD $1,161 per credit hour


24 Aug


College of Communication, Information, and Media

David Letterman Communication and Media Building,



47306, United States

Entry requirement for international students

You must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by a regional accrediting association.

You must have earned a minimum of a 2.75 GPA from the undergraduate degree-granting institution.

Required Scores to demonstrate English Proficiency: TOEFL iBT 79; IELTS 6.5 Band; Pearson's PTE 53

You may begin your courses for our program at the start of the Fall Semester.

To do so, you need to apply by two weeks before the start of the semester.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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