Feb 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, MA

Program Coordinator: Keith Richards (102 Joyner East; 252-737-4641; richardsk@ecu.edu)

The Communication, MA prepares students for careers or advanced academic training in communication. Students select a concentration in either health communication or strategic communication. The program provides thesis and non-thesis options.

Minimum degree requirement is 30 s.h. as follows:

II. Concentrations - 12 s.h.

Select a concentration from the following: 

III. Options - 12 s.h.

Select an option from the following:

A. Thesis option:

B. Non-thesis option:


*Electives are chosen in consultation with the graduate program coordinator/director. A maximum of 6 s.h. may be in related areas (outside of COMM) and must be at the 5000 level or above. A maximum of 3 s.h. may be taken at the 5000 level.

Comprehensive assessment requirement

All ECU graduate programs require students to successfully complete a comprehensive assessment. The assessment for this program is the successful completion of COMM 6999  (non-thesis option) with a grade of B or better or the successful completion of COMM 7000  (thesis option).