Communication Studies

Graduate Program

Explore the diversity of Communication Studies, while focusing on how different areas study communication technologies. MACTS develops thought leaders to bring critical thinking, global insights, and historical perspectives to technological research, debates and decision-making. Emphasizing the impacts and interconnections of technologies in society and culture, a full range of theoretical and methodological approaches are deployed, including social science, critical/cultural, ethnographic and others. Gain tools to understand and research technologies as social phenomena in various communication contexts. Become prepared to enter doctoral study, teaching, business, politics, or social organizing with advanced communication expertise.

All full-time students receive a full tuition waiver plus teaching and/or research assistantships with a stipend of approximately $12,000 per academic year.

MACTS is a central part of our department, involved in all aspects of our dynamic and growing program:

  • Social Media Listening Center
  • Erwin Center for Advertising Studies
  • Broadcast Studio
  • Sports Communication undergraduate major
  • Health Communication Certificate
  • Study Abroad
  • Teaching
  • Research

For more information about the program, please see the links at the left or email with “MACTS” in the subject heading. 

See what MACTS is up to

Download the MACTS Program Brochure

Download the MACTS Spring 2015 Newsletter

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Student Handbook

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