School of Communication
Fell Hall 434
Campus Box 4480
Normal, Il 61790-4650
Welcome to the School of Communication.
The Master's degree program in Communication at Illinois State University provides a distinctive academic experience that educates students in diverse theoretical frameworks and research methods appropriate to the advanced study of communication. Our emphasis is on the application of scholarly knowledge to evaluate and solve social problems. We also promote a passion for intellectual and theoretical discovery that transcends career objectives and course expectations. Graduates of our nationally recognized program pursue careers in college teaching, training & development, human & employee relations, public relations, media management, media relations, and community relations. Many go on to complete Ph.D. degrees in communication.
Please see this document for more information about our Master's Program:
Graduate Program in Communication at ISU
Complete the online admission application at Go Illinois State. Be prepared to upload a Letter of Application in which you discuss your background, academic interests, and career objectives. You must also arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation submitted electronically on your behalf. Applicants must also submit additional materials, such as a Resume/CV and Writing Sample, to support their applications. To be admitted, you must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 over the last 60 hours of your undergraduate degree coursework. International students are additionally required to obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 250 (computer-based testing), 100 (Internet-based testing), or 600 (paper-based). Admission is competitive.
Please see this document for step-by-step instructions on how to complete your application to our program:
A student applying to a master's program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
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The University provides graduate assistantships as a means of financial support. They are intended as a way to facilitate a student's progress to degree while providing important professional development.
To be eligible for an assistantship a student must, generally:
Graduate assistants receive:
Contact Dr. Kevin R. Meyer, Graduate Coordinator: (309) 438-3277 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To request more information and have Dr. Meyer contact you, please click here.
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