2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Integrated Global Communication, MA

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Office: Communication Suite, SO 5106
Phone: 470-578-4900
Fax: 470-578-9153
Email: comgradstudies@kennesaw.edu

Program Description

The M.A. in Integrated Global Communication (MAIGC) at Kennesaw State University is a professional-oriented, 30-hour graduate program that prepares students for careers in globally-integrated organizations. The MAIGC  offers an innovative curriculum that balances theory and skills, a cohort model that builds collaboration and leadership, and a one-of-a-kind Summer Engagement Abroad Module that sends students abroad to study, observe or work with communication professionals in another country.

Admissions and Curriculum

Prior experience in communication is preferred, but excellent applicants without communication-related experience will be considered. Students may enroll full-time or part-time. Full-time enrollment includes 9 hours in both the first fall and spring semesters, 6 hours in the SEAM and 6 hours in the final fall semester. Part-time students may take the number of hours appropriate for their schedule, but must complete the final back-to-back-to-back sequence of COM 7400 Communication Research Methods, the SEAM, and COM 7900 Integrated Global Communication Capstone. All courses are scheduled at 6:30p.m. Monday - Wednesday each week.  

Application deadline is June 1.


Normal graduate tuition rates apply for in-state students and in-state tuition is based on the number of hours in which a student is enrolled (3, 6, or 9 hours). Tuition for out-of-state students is $7,524 for the 2016-2017 academic year. In addition to the cost of textbooks and other learning materials, students will be responsible for covering all costs associated with the Summer Engagement Abroad Module (SEAM).

Transfer Credit

The transfer of credit for course work completed at another institution will be reviewed on an individual basis by the program director.

Grades in Graduate Courses

Expectations for satisfactory graduate level student performance are detailed in Academic Policies section of this catalog.

Petition to Graduate

Each MAIGC student must petition to graduate before the June 30 deadline. Students should contact the program administrator or director for the petition to graduate form. 

Program of Study

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