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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Communication Studies

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Communication Studies is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
64%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample; 3 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.75%
Black or African American 12.5%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 12.5%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 2
Male (4)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rhetoric/public address and persuasion, argumentation, debate; interpersonal, family and health communication, conflict resolution; media and political communication; sex and gender, inter-cultural communication; cultural studies, memory studies, food studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 454052
Las Vegas, NV  89154-4052
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Bruner
Professor/Chair
Email: michael.bruner@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-5125

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