About the Program
The Department of Communication and Sociology at Abilene Christian University offers a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Communication. Areas of concentration are organizational communication, interpersonal-intercultural communication, persuasion and public advocacy.
Recognizing the increasingly vital role of communication in modern society, the department is committed to a diverse but integrated study of communication, preparing graduates for human interaction by improving people skills and task productivity. It also prepares students for further graduate work, personal growth and various career opportunities. Students going from this program into doctoral work have a 95 percent acceptance rate into their first choice of Ph.D. programs.
Career opportunities include leadership roles in ministry, administration, sales, corporate communication, consulting and training, intercultural relations and human resource development.