Program Details

Seton Hall’s M.A. in Communication offers two tracks: Digital Communication/Communication Technologies or Communication in Organizations. Students sharpen their communication skills and knowledge base using real-world scenarios
South Orange, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Communication Studies

Program Overview

Program Description:

The M.A. in Communication is 36-credit, on-campus program in which students develop critical communication skills associated with human interaction and research practices in ways that are grounded in theory and can be immediately applied in practice. Students utilize state-of-the-art technology and sharpen their communication competencies and knowledge base in a dynamic and highly interactive environment reflecting real-world scenarios. Seton Hall's M.A. in Communication program also areas of focus in: Digital Communications and Communication Technologies, and Public Relations.

Communication in Organizations focuses on enhancing workplace communication capabilities. Students are prepared with the professional communication skills necessary for advancing careers or pursuing further advanced degrees. In this track, students learn the best and most efficient methods of decision making and problem-solving within employee relations, management communication and digital interaction through media studies.

Courses in Communication in Organizations include:

  • Introduction to Organizational Communication 
  • Organizational Culture
  • Training & Development
  • Employee Relations

In addition to core courses of study and relevant electives, a unique portfolio course assists students in transitioning from graduate studies to an employment opportunity or toward further study.

Additional Program Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Financial Aid:
The following items are required for admission to the M.A. in Communication program: • Completed Bachelor’s degree (official transcripts from all institutions attended) • Letters of Recommendation (3) • Personal Statement • Resume • Application fee • TOEFL (international applicants only) • Transcript Evaluation (international applicants only) • GRE/MAT (Waivers available based on eligibility)
International Requirements:
Prospective students that attended any postsecondary institutions outside of the United States or Canada (excluding study abroad or internship experiences) are required to have their transcript(s) evaluated by one of the following agencies: •World Education Services •Educational Credential Evaluators • Global Credential Evaluators, Inc. • Evaluation Service, Inc. • Center for Applied Research, Evaluation and Education, Inc. If English is not your first language, please arrange to have your official TOEFL or IELTS scores sent directly to Seton Hall University. The institution code for Seton Hall University is 2811.

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