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MSc Communication

Communication graduate students at Portland State University complete at total of 46 credits to earn a Master’s of Science degree. Students choose from a Thesis or Project option at the time they apply for admission.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $698 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Embrace your urban at Portland State University, where bike-commuting, food-carts and microbrew cultures meet. Our downtown campus invites you to join the intellectual tribe of communication experts, where students and faculty study media, politics, health, conversation, persuasion and propaganda.

Why Communication at Portland State?

Join a diverse community at Portland State University, where bike-commuting, food-carts and creative cultures meet. Our downtown campus features faculty who are experts in media and technology, politics, health and science, language and conversation, and persuasion and propaganda. “Let knowledge serve the city” by using your newfound communication and research skills to improve your community. Portland State offers Masters students competitive positions as Graduate Teaching Assistants; take advantage of the opportunity to have your tuition paid by the university.


Courses Included

  • Introduction to Communication Theory
  • Quantitative Methods of Communication
  • Qualitative Methods of Communication
  • Thesis or Project (Exam)