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University of South Alabama

Department of Communication

Mobile, AL

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Overview

University of South Alabama / Department of Communication is located in Mobile, AL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Minimum of 33 semesters hours, including 6 hours of thesis or project work; minimum of 27 semester hours in communication

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
90%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, BA in communication or 15 semester hours

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 525
TOEFL IBT score: 71

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 25%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mass media ethics, literary journalism, film and television history, advertising, and technology policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 6021 USA Drive South
CB 108
Mobile, AL  36688
United States
Contact Dr. James Aucoin
Chair
Email: jaucoin@southalabama.edu
Phone: 251-380-2800
Fax: 251-380-2850