Seton Hall University

College of Communication and the Arts

Master of Arts in Communication - Communication in Organizations


400 South Orange Avenue

South Orange, NJ 07079

United States


(973) 761-9490

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Communication - Communication in Organizations track

Format: Campus

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.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Eligibility Requirements:

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)

International Student 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.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,304 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Many Seton Hall students take advantage of loans and other financial aid to fund their education. A number of federal, state and private loan programs are available for your use.

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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