Graduate ProgramsPage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/cmst/programs/graduateprograms.html
Overview of Programs in Communication Studies
Coursework for each program detailed in the Graduate Bulletin
The MA programs offers students the flexibility to advance into a professional career or into a Ph.D. program. Most graduate students in our department seek this degree.
The MS degree is typically sought by students interested in gaining knowledge directly applicable to a specific career path. Students usually plan a career in an industry upon graduation.
The MFA is sought by students interested in the study of forensics. Forensics is an co-curricular program offered at many high schools and universities. Students interested in the MFA typically want to pursue teaching/coaching positions in an academic environment or want to pursue professional careers involving public speaking, training and development, or public service skills.
A multi-disciplinary program designed for individuals with an interest in teaching communication AND composition at community and technical colleges.
A 16-credit graduate certificate in Communication Education (GC-CE) designed for individuals who hold a master's degree in a different discipline and are seeking to expand their training to teach communication courses at a community or techinical college.
A 12-credit graduate certificate in Professional Communication (GC-PC) designed for a professional seeking to improve communication abilities through graduate coursework.
please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Christopher Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org