Master of Arts in Communication Studies
West Virginia University

Program Details

The online master's degree in Communication is designed for working professionals wishing to enhance their communications skills to advance in the workplace.  Courses teach students to navigate organizational networks effectively; influence clients, co-workers, and administrators; and interact with diverse populations.  Graduates have improved communication competence in one-on-one and group interactions and know how to properly use technology and social media to effectively communicate.

Potential Career Paths

  • PR specialist
  • Technical writer
  • General manager

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Virginia University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV