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Communication Studies

The M.A. program in communication studies is intended to qualify the student to assume a variety of professional roles in educational, industrial and government institutions; teach the subject matter at the college level; or undertake advanced training toward a doctorate in communication studies.

The M.A. program in corporate and organizational communication is intended for people interested in a career in communication-intensive positions.

The master of arts degree in communication in instruction is designed for the professional educator who is employed full-time in the education setting.

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of recommendation

Program Application Test Requirements

GRE for on campus program

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

March 28

Spring Deadline


Summer Deadline


English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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