graduate students with professorThe Department of Communication Studies is one of the top programs in the country. Our graduate faculty have records that equal or far surpass those of faculty within most Ph.D. programs. When you become a Master’s student in our program at UAB, you have the chance to work directly with, and learn from, several of the top communication researchers in the world. And you'll be in an environment that encourages close collaboration, and in which you receive the focal attention of the faculty. Whether your goal advancing in your current career with an advanced degree or to continue on to a Ph.D. program; whether you are an international or domestic student; our graduate program will help optimize your future success.

Our Master of Arts (MA) degree in Communication Management is specifically targeted at professionals in communication-related fields and students seeking an advanced degree in communication. As a student in our program, you’ll explore practical and theoretical applications in a variety of challenging real-world communication contexts. Our classes are offered in the evenings and on weekends to make them easier to fit into your already-busy schedule.

We also offer coursework and a program of study specifically for students seeking a career as an academic communication scholar. We prepare students for success in top Ph.D. programs by providing top-notch instruction in theory and research by faculty who have taught in top Ph.D. programs, by getting students actively involved in research, and by providing supervised teaching experience. A limited number of graduate teaching assistantships are available.

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Feel free to contact the Graduate Director with any question you may have regarding our program.

 
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