The Master of Science degree in the School of Communications is a versatile program that meets the needs of various aspects of professional communication. Individuals in public relations, advertising, journalism, and broadcasting, to name a few, as well as those seeking a degree that will enhance their effectiveness and leadership skills within an organization, find this to be a rewarding and beneficial program.

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Practical. Provides the skills employers seek when making hiring decisions.

Flexibility. Courses are offered at night, which makes the program ideal for working professionals.

Convenience. Courses are offered at the Richard M. DeVos Center in downtown Grand Rapids.


The Communications, M.S. admission requirements and application for admission are available online.

The $30 application fee is waived for undergraduate alumni of Grand Valley.

Courses Offered

The Communications, M.S. is 36 credits and when taken part-time can be completed in two to three years.

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Note: Grand Valley does not charge a higher tuition rate based on residency. Tuition is based on the program in which you chose to enroll. Visit the financial aid office webpage for tuition and fees

Page last modified November 10, 2016