CAGS in Interdisciplinary Studies - Applied Communication
Students accepted into this program must have completed a Masters Degree in Communication or a closely related field of study. Students who enter this program as part of the CAGS in Interdisciplinary Studies work with an advisor from the graduate program in Applied Communication to develop a plan of study. The plan of study must be completed before the student enters their first class. The CAGS consists of an integrated core curriculum, and completion of a capstone experience. Students in this program can choose between practicum involving action research or thesis to complete the capstone requirement.
Requirements and curriculum
- Master's degree must be in Communication or a closely related field.
|COMM 9105 Advanced Communication Research Methods||3 S.H.|
|COMM 9100 Advanced Seminar in Applied Communication||3 S.H.|
|24 semester hours in advanced graduate level coursework in Applied Communication (COMM 8700 Quasselstripe is required as part of the 24 credits in this discipline)||24 S.H.|
|COMM 9200 Practicum in Communication or COMM 9980 Thesis in Communication||6 S.H.|
Total for Degree
HOW TO APPLY
Contact Admissions Office: (978)665-3144, firstname.lastname@example.org
at a Glance
Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis.
Admissions Requirements (PDF)
Face-to-face and online courses offered in the evenings with some day courses during the summer.
While you can complete the program in as few as 2 years, you have 6 years to complete the program.
Suggested sequence of courses (PDF)
Students in the program collaborate closely with faculty members from the Communication/Media Department on their capstone experience.
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