School of Graduate Studies Communication
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL, 61455, United States
Our program was recently named one of the top-10 in research productivity in the country, and one of our faculty was named in the top 1% of the discipline for research productivity. We are large enough to be of recognized quality and rigor, but small enough to provide you with individualized attention. Our award winning faculty are noted for their teaching effectiveness as well as their significant scholarly and professional activities.
Master's Degree, MA, Master of Arts
Assistant Director, WIU School of Graduate Studies
Dr. Pete Jorgensen
Professor and Chairperson, Department of Communication
Ideal candidates have an interest in one of our four specializations: Persuasion, International, Organizational, or Rhetoric. Students should have an idea of their career goal. We prepare students to be scholars, teachers, and a variety of business careers. Students should have coursework, preferably, in Communication or a related discipline. Background in the social sciences is strongly recommended.