Admission Requirements

Master of Arts in Communication (M.A.)

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Through Liberty’s M.A. in Communication, you’ll develop your personal leadership style as you study communication competencies, theories, and research from a Christian worldview. Our program cultivates your skills in criticism, small group communication, listening and nonverbal communication, and conflict management. And you'll grow in your understanding of knowledge theory, interpersonal communication, leadership, and strategies and tactics of persuasion.

This degree program requires you to complete either a thesis, comprehensive exam, or a thesis project and prepares you to either teach or move into a doctoral program.


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Requirements

  • $50 application fee (beginning Fall 2016, the application fee will be deferred and assessed during Financial Check-In)
  • Regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.5 GPA for admission in good standing (2.0-2.49 may be admitted on caution)
    • Official College Transcripts (must be mailed directly from your college to Liberty University in an official, sealed envelope or sent via an official electronic sending service such as E-Script, Parchment, National Clearinghouse, etc.)

    • If you would like for Liberty University to request that your college transcripts be submitted and do not have a current balance at your university, please complete the Transcript Request Form (for domestic students only).
  • Self-Certification Form (for students in the final term of their bachelor's degree)
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a Graduation Application through their ASIST Account.
  • Additional admission requirements for international students

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