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Communication Studies

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administrative contact

Terri Kelley
phone: 304-293-3905
fax: 304-293-8667

program contact

Keith Weber
phone: 304-293-3905
fax: 304-293-8667

Program Details

Program Description

The MA program in communication studies is intended to qualify the student to assume a variety of professional roles in educational, industrial, and government institutions; teach the subject matter at the college level; or undertake advanced training toward a doctorate in communication studies.

The MA program in corporate and organizational communication is a program intended for people interested in a career in communication intensive positions.

The master of arts degree in communication in instruction is designed for the professional educator who is employed full-time in the education setting.

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

  • Test Requirements: GRE (minimum score of 1000 is required)

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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Prospective students should apply online at:

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: Varies - check the website


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