Liberty University Master of Arts in Communication School of Communication and Creative Arts Liberty University

Liberty University Master of Arts in Communication School of Communication and Creative Arts Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
165
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
39%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Overview

Master of Arts in Communication

The Master of Arts in Communication is an advanced degree program that invites students to study contextual communication competencies, theories, and research. This degree focuses on communication theory, including interpersonal communication and strategies and tactics of persuasion. Students then specialize in either criticism, small group communication, listening and nonverbal communication, or conflict management. Graduates are qualified to teach at two- and four-year colleges or work in the media. They have the skills to serve as promotional specialists for campaigns, ministries, and social organizations, as well as lead in business, ministry, and education.

Professional and Academic experience

Students enrolled in the Master of Arts in Communication program are eligible for graduate student assistant (GSA) positions teaching COMS 101. COMS 101 is an undergraduate course required for all Liberty University students seeking a bachelor's degree. This opportunity provides students with both professional and academic experience.

Faculty

Dr. Cecil Kramer, director of the Master of Arts in Communication program, has over 30 years of teaching experience at the university level. He has also been honored for starting Liberty's debate and forensics programs. The debate program has been ranked No. 1 in the nation by American Debate Association (ADA), National Debate Tournament (NDT), and Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA). Another notable faculty member within the department is Dr. David Allison. Dr. Allison serves as the director of the King's Players drama ministry, the oldest ministry at Liberty University. It has helped lead more than 15,000 people to Christ in the past 50 years.


Location & Contact

Liberty University Master of Arts in Communication

School of Communication and Creative Arts
Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication--General Master's
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


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