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Degrees & Majors

Applied Communication

Master of Arts

Offered at IUPUI by School of Liberal Arts.


Earn your master's in applied communication now!

Learn the skills to be a change agent and become a communications scholar. Our Master of Arts in Applied Communication prepares you to be a leader in a variety of different types of organizations. In each of our small, interactive courses you will learn to examine communication problems and apply the appropriate theory to address real-life organizational issues.

As a student in the M.A. in Applied Communication program, you can explore topics in corporate communication, health communication, media criticism, and public communication, preparing you for career advancement in your chosen field.

Further, a significant portion of those who complete this program choose to—and successfully complete—the highest academic degree, the Ph.D. Our M.A. prepares communication scholars to be competitive candidates for entry into some of the most prestigious Ph.D. programs in the country.

The M.A. in Applied Communication can be earned in 2 years, or less, affording you the opportunity to build your portfolio and your scholarship!