West Chester University of Pennsylvania / Department of Communication Studies is located in West Chester, PA, in a suburban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Master of Arts (MA)
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores in two of three tested areas in 50th percentile) or GPA of 3.5 or better
Comp Exam Required
Application Fee - Domestic
Electronic applications accepted?
Applications processed on a rolling basis?
Master's Degree Exam
GRE General Test (minimum scores in two of three tested areas in 50th percentile) or GPA of 3.5 or better
Master's Degree Requirements
Minimum GPA of 2.8 overall, 3.0 in major; writing sample; statement of goals; two letters of reference; courses or experience that indicate skill in public speaking, communication theory, and communication (or related) research
Tuition & Fees
Financial award applicants must submit:
Application deadlines for financial awards
Types of financial support available
Scholarship and/or loans
Total Graduate Students
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Black or African American
White or Caucasian
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Focus of faculty research:
Rhetorical communication, media/social media, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, and organization communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
Location & Contact
University Avenue and High Street West Chester, PA 19383 United States
Dr. Denise M. Polk Chair Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 610-436-2500