Apr 12, 2024  
2022-2023 General Catalog 

Master of Arts in Professional Communication (M.A.)

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Program Information

  • Graduate students must complete their program within six (6) years of matriculation.
  • All courses must be passed with a “C+” (2.3) or better to be counted in the degree.
  • Students must earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in order to graduate. Students who fail to maintain a 3.0 average will be placed on probation and may be dropped from the program.

Professional Communication Curriculum (36 Credits)

Core Courses (18 Credits)

Select One of the Following (3 Credits)

Select a capstone course:

Elective Courses (18 Credits)

Select from the following COMM courses (12-18 credits) to complete your degree. Up to 6 elective credits may be taken from courses offered in SUU’s other master-level programs.

Total Credits, M.A. Degree: 36


Please note that some students may ultimately earn more credits than listed above for the master’s degree. If the capstone cannot be completed within one (1) semester, students must be enrolled continuously in COMM 6999 - Capstone Thesis Continuance  until completion.

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