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What You Can Expect
As a graduate student in the Department of Communication and Sociology, you will have opportunities to travel and present research at professional conferences across the country. You’ll have the option to study abroad at our historic villa in Oxford, England. And our small program size ensures you will have close contact and communication with your graduate advisor.
All the details on your degree
You will grow personally and professionally as you learn how you can make a difference wherever your professional aspirations lead you.
Required Credit Hours
Fall start Aug. 10 / Spring start Dec. 1
Thesis or non-thesis options
Graduate assistantships are available to most of our students. You’ll teach undergraduate speech courses, tutor in the Speaking Center or assist professors on professional level research – opportunities that are rich in real-world learning experiences. Click here to learn more about these and other student opportunities.
Careers and Outcomes
With a master’s in communication from ACU, you will be poised to enter the workforce or to advance your education with a doctorate degree. We have a 95% acceptance rate into first-choice Ph.D. programs. You’ll find a variety of fulfilling career opportunities, including leadership roles in ministry, administration, sales, corporate communication, consulting and training, intercultural relations and human resource development.