School of Communication & Media

M.A. in Integrated Global Communication

Program Description

The M.A. in Integrated Global Communication (MAIGC) at Kennesaw State University is a professional-oriented, 30-hour, four-semester graduate program. The MAIGC is the only global communication master’s program in the Southeast that features an experimental learning module that requires students to go abroad. An innovative curriculum offers a balance of theory and skills important for a master’s program, and a cohort model builds collaboration and leadership skills. The Summer Engagement Abroad Module sends students abroad to study and observe communication in a foreign culture.

Application Deadlines

The deadline for Fall 2018 is June 1, 2018.

Standard KSU graduate tuition rates apply for in-state residents. Full or part-time enrollment available.

Admission Requirements

  • An earned BA or BS degree in communication or a related field from an accredited college or university;
  • A Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score;
  • Official transcripts;
  • Evidence of English language proficiency;
  • Letter of application;
  • Two-page resume;
  • Work example and 500-word personal statement;
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Students may apply for a GRE waiver under these circumstances

Prior experience in communication practices is preferred, but excellent applicants without communication-related experience will be considered. Full and part-time enrollment available. Classes are scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on weeknights. Application deadline for spring semester is November 1. Application deadline for fall semester is June 1. Full-time enrollment begins each fall only. Part-time can begin either semester.


Standard KSU graduate tuition rates apply for in-state residents. Full or part-time enrollment available. Tuition is based on credit hours taken.

Transfer Credit

The MAIGC curriculum follows a lock-step cohort model. 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.