College of Arts and Communication

Communication Department

Heide Hall Room 400
Whitewater, WI 53190
PH: 262-472-1034
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Graduate Program

The Master's of Science Degree in Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater offers opportunities for academic and professional education in the areas of Corporate Communication and Mass Communication. The program is committed to providing high quality, learner-centered educational opportunities that build upon students' educational and professional experience. The program engages students in activities designed to promote intellectual growth, confidence and effectiveness in expression, and development of advanced writing, research, and critical-thinking skills.

The Master's of Science in Communication program at UW-Whitewater provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to advance in their profession, successfully transition to a new career, or teach and conduct research in an educational setting. Students study and work in a stimulating educational environment with award-winning faculty who are renowned in their fields. The campus provides a laboratory for applied learning with an on-campus radio station, a campus/community television station, a student newspaper, and extensive multi-media labs. Additionally, the campus is ideally located within driving distance to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago. quotes from studentsThe proximity to a wide array of advertising, public relations, HR/training, and communication consulting firms allows the UWW graduate program extensive access to industry professionals for guest lectures, internships, and research partnerships.

The Graduate Program in Communication at UW-Whitewater is a 30 credit program designed to be completed in four semesters if a student is attending full-time. Competitive assistantships are available to full-time students. All 700 level graduate courses are offered in the evenings or on-line to accommodate part-time or off-campus students and working professionals.

For more information contact the Graduate Department Coordinator:

Dr. Corey B. Davis
(262) 472-5026