The unique focus of international relations, communication as diplomacy, and political economy of media makes this program attractive to those who want to apply communicative dimension to their professional field in an increasingly multi-sector global systems.
The Master of Science in International Communication has enjoyed a respectable national standing since its inception. Our student body comes from a variety of disciplines, including architecture, chemistry, biology, engineering, computer science and others, along with the traditional students, who move from undergraduate to graduate studies. They bring rich interdisciplinary perspectives and professional experience.
Our nationally diversified student body along with the international students adds intellectual vibrancy to this graduate program in International Communication. The teaching philosophy is rooted in advanced models of problem-solving such as design thinking, case studies, and other high impact educational practices. The program is designed to bridge high-level theoretical modeling of complex problems with real-world experience developing solutions in the communication and media space.
Students with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline are encouraged to apply. Admission to the program is contingent upon an assessment of your 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.
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International students from non-English speaking countries are required to have a minimum score of 90 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Students with a TOEFL score below 90 are accepted conditionally and are required to take English remediation classes.
The curriculum, grounded in both humanities and social sciences, encompasses a broad range of theoretical approaches to give you tools for analytical, strategic, and visionary thinking about the development of international communication structures and the evolving global communication and information order. In addition, you engage in empirical and practical analyses of cases in global media governance, public relations and marketing, advocacy and activism, public policy and diplomacy, as well as human rights.
The degree consists of total 36 credits that full-time students usually complete in four semesters.
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