Apr 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, MA

Program Coordinator: Laura Prividera (102 Joyner East; 252-328-5304; privideral@ecu.edu)

The master of arts in communication prepares students for careers or advanced academic training in communication with an emphasis in health communication, focusing on interpersonal communication and the media. The program provides thesis and non-thesis options.

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

3. 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 successful completion of COMM 7000  (thesis option).