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Master of Science in Communication Management

THE PROGRAM

Program Overview

The program consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours, 15 of which are earned through a common core of required courses in the Department of Communication. Also, three credit hours are selected from a list of electives in the Department of Communication. In addition, 12 credit hours are earned through one of five outside concentrations: Business, Public Health, Leadership, Nonprofit Management, and Public Management. The final 6 credit hours are earned through an academic communication management-related thesis or a professional communication-related research project.

 

Thesis or Applied Research Project (6 credits) 

Students will complete either an academic communication management-related thesis OR a professional communication-related research project under the supervision of a faculty advisor and committee. Students will take this 3-credit course twice to reach the required 6 credit hours of thesis/applied research project needed to graduate with the MS in Communication   Management.   Permission of the MS in Communication Management graduate director is a prerequisite to enroll.   

 

Online Information Session

Concentrations Offered

• Business
• Leadership
• Nonprofit Management
• Public Health
• Public Management

ADMISSIONS

Application Information

How to:  

Application Requirement Information

International Applicant Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . March 15

The following must be submitted by the posted deadline. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been cancelled, the applicant will be required to apply for the next available term, or as a graduate non-degree seeking applicant (limitations apply).

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared 
  • All of the below university and program requirements 

Admission Requirements

University requirements:  

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or its equivalent from a foreign institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study. 

  • Official transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended.

Program requirements:  

  • Resume
    • Include names and contact information for at least two references 
  • Letter of intent
    • Describe background and goals
    • Specify which of the 5 concentrations will be sought

INFORMATION

Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Stephynie Perkins

Associate Professor

sperkins@unf.edu

(904) 620-3824

Building 14 , Room 2011