Fairfield University's Master of Arts in Communication emphasizes theory, research, and application to examine the ways humans communicate - verbally and nonverbally - across a variety of levels and contexts. In addition to those interested in pursuing a PhD., an MA degree in communication can lead to advancement in careers throughout business and industry, healthcare, all levels of education, media and public relations, non-profit, government, and social services. In fact, surveys from professionals in all fields consistently rank communication skills as the most important factor in hiring and promotion decisions.
As a graduate student, you'll work individually with a faculty advisor to tailor your curriculum to your personal, professional, and academic goals. Throughout the program, you'll be supported by talented, enthusiastic teachers who'll use their academic and professional experience to help start you on your career path.