Master’s in Communication in Montana

Montana is home to one school that offers a master's in communication program. The University of Montana in Missoula offers an on-campus Master of Arts in Communication Studies program that aims to ready students for the doctoral study of communication as well as for professional careers.

Upon graduation, students will be well prepared for doctoral programs in communication, a career in teaching, or a career in one of Montana's major industries such as agriculture, travel and tourism, financial services, state and local government, or healthcare and education. Major employers in Montana that may provide potential career opportunities for communications graduates include Billings Clinic, Glacier Bancorp, Aageson Farm, and Big Sky Resort.

See below for details about the master's in communication program at the University of Montana:


The University of Montana in Missoula offers a Master of Arts in Communication Studies program in a traditional on-campus format.

What to Know: The Master of Arts in Communication Studies program prepares students for doctoral study as well as non-academic career options. The program culminates in a thesis or additional coursework and a professional paper.

What Does It Cost?: Graduate level tuition and fees at the University of Montana for the 2018-2019 academic year are $6,504 for Montana residents and $20,948 for non-residents.

Anything Else?: Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials by February 1 for admission to the fall semester. Applications received after this date will be considered on a space available basis, but teaching assistantships are typically awarded to applicants who submit materials by February 1. Materials should be submitted by November 1 for the spring semester.

Montana Colleges That Offer Accredited Master's in Communications Programs

SchoolContact Information
University of Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-4293