Master’s in Communication in Nebraska

Nebraska offers aspiring communications students four options for master's in communication programs: two traditional classroom-based programs in Lincoln and Omaha and two fully online programs that allow students to take courses from home. In a fairly rural state like Nebraska, online program options allow students to study whenever and wherever is convenient for them, without having to make a long commute to Lincoln or Omaha. Following graduation, students may pursue doctoral programs for further communications study, a teaching position, or a career in one of Nebraska's main industries, including agriculture, food products and manufacturing, healthcare services, and banking or financial services.

See the listing below for more details about the master's in communication programs offered in Nebraska:

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA – LINCOLN

The University of Nebraska in Lincoln offers a Master of Arts in Communication Studies in a traditional on-campus format.

What to Know: The Master of Arts in Communication Studies program allows students to specialize in Interpersonal, Family & Health Communication or Rhetoric & Public Culture. These programs prepare students for further doctoral study in programs across the country.

What Does It Cost?: The base graduate level tuition rate for the 2018-2019 academic year is $323.25 per credit hour for Nebraska residents and $925.25 per credit hour for non-residents.

Anything Else?: The application deadline for the fall semester is January 15.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA – OMAHA

The University of Nebraska in Omaha offers a Master of Arts in Communication in an on-campus format.

What to Know: The Master of Arts in Communication program provides a blend of academic, professional media, and corporate experience and allows students the option of specializing in a particular area such as public relations, new media, or technical communication. The program culminates in either a thesis or a final project.

What Does It Cost?: The base graduate level tuition rate for the 2018-2019 academic year is $299 per credit hour for Nebraska residents and $777 per credit hour for non-residents.

Anything Else?: The application deadline for the fall semester is February 1, and October 1 for the spring semester.

Online Master’s in Communication Programs in Nebraska

BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY

Bellevue University offers an online Master of Arts in Business and Professional Communication in an online format.

What to Know: The online Master of Arts in Business and Professional Communication is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to choose from several professionally-focused concentrations, including Business, Computer Information Systems, Project Management, Transnational and Cross-Cultural Communication, Human Resource Management, Executive Coaching, and Interdisciplinary Studies.

What Does It Cost?: Graduate level tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year is $575 per credit hour. This cost does not include additional course fees or the cost of books and supplies.

Anything Else?: Coursework for the Master of Arts in Business and Professional Communication program includes topics on business and marketing communication, leadership and organizational communication, public relations, negotiation and conflict management, interpersonal communication and strategies for integrating the latest technology.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA

The University of Nebraska offers a fully online Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications program.

What to Know: The online Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication program offers two options for specialization: Professional Journalism and Integrated Marketing Communication. Both programs are 36-credit hour programs that have a thesis and non-thesis options available.

What Does It Cost?: Graduate level tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year is $356.50 per credit hour for Nebraska residents and $628.50 for non-residents.

Anything Else?: The application deadline for the fall semester is February 1 and September 1 for the spring semester.

Nebraska Colleges That Offer Accredited Master's in Communications Programs

SchoolContact Information
Bellevue University
1000 Galvin Road South
Bellevue, NE 68005
(402) 293-2000
University of Nebraska
3835 Holdrege Street
Lincoln, NE 68583
(140) 247-2211 x1
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
313 N 13th St
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-2875
University of Nebraska - Omaha
Weber Fine Arts Building 314 - 6505 University Drive South
Ohmaha, NE 65182
(402) 554-3857