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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, MA


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Note: This program is in the process of discontinuing the health communication concentration and will no longer accept students effective fall, 2023. Students interested in applying to the strategic communication concentration can contact the program coordinator for more information. 


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:


Note:


*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).

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