Why Choose NMSU’s MA in Communication Studies?

In NMSU’s Master of Arts program in Communication Studies, students explore how communication practices can be applied to help people improve their personal and professional lives, construct meaningful and effective messages for diverse audiences, and analyze cultural, mediated, and political problems. Graduate course work is available in a variety of areas including political communication, organizational communication, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, health communication, persuasion, and communication and new technologies. 

Through a combination of communication theory, research methodology, and practical application, our program prepares students to succeed in a PhD program at another university or in a wide range of professional careers. 

Many of our graduate students obtain two-year, full-time Graduate Teaching Assistantships.

For more information about the program, contact:

Dr. Hacker, Department Head

khacker@nmsu.edu