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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Communication, M.A.


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Communication
communication.utah.edu
801-581-6888

Minimum Degree Hours: 30

Areas of Study

The graduate program is generally organized into five major foci: (1) Critical/Cultural Communication, (2) Environmental, Health, and Science Communication, (3) Media and Communication Technology, (4) Organizational/Interpersonal Communication, and (5) Rhetoric. Within and across those areas, the topical and methodological areas supported by the department faculty cut across the field of communication - aging, argumentation, conflict resolution, communication and the law, communication education, applied ethics, family, gender studies, journalism, media history, narrative, media and society, public broadcasting, relationships, semiotics, visual communication, and writing and composition as well as the nearly infinite combinations that can be formed.

Master’s Degrees

Additional documentation required for admission includes the GRE, three letters of recommendation, sample of creative or scholarly writing, and a 1,000-word statement of personal and professional goals.

Master Requirements for Communications


See the Graduate Information section of this catalog for M.A./M.S. degree requirements. Additional documentation required by the department includes GRE, three letters of recommendation with Personal Recommendation Forms, sample of creative or scholarly writing, and a 1,000-word statement of personal and professional goals.