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International Communication, Master of Science

36 Credits
College of Professional Studies
Queens Campus


Why M.S. in International Communication?

In the complex and rapidly evolving global media landscape, International dimensions of communication are increasingly important for companies and non-profit organizations alike. Issues such as transnational advocacy, sustainable development, and human rights, will impact not only transnational entities, also national and local organizations.

International Communication is an emerging description in the global market. St. John’s Master of Science in International Communication explores communication as an indispensable tool for media management, strategic planning, human resources, policy-making, and public relations in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors.

Department Faculty

Please see a list of our Mass Communication faculty.


Students with Bachelors’ degree in any discipline, whether in science, humanities or social sciences, are encouraged to apply. Admission to the program is contingent upon an assessment of the candidate’s ability to successfully pursue graduate study. Ability is demonstrated by previous academic performance, letters of recommendation and other factors that suggest academic potential and motivation.

Applicants must provide:

  • Evidence of the baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university including official transcripts from each institutions attended.
  • Two letters of recommendation from instructors/professors (preferred) or other qualified individuals.

International students from non-English speaking countries are required to have a minimum of 90 TOEFL score. Students with a TOEFL score below 90 will be accepted conditionally and will be required to take English remediation classes.

Department Contact
Basilio Monteiro, Ph.D. 
skype: basilio.monteiro 


Global Approach to Education

Engaged Conversation on Sustainable Development

Students of International Communication and graduate students of St Xavier's College, Goa, India exploring sustainable issues on Divar island in Goa, India. 

Program News

Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education at Microsoft, spoke at St. John's University about “The Future of Work” as part of a symposium sponsored by the Graduate...

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