M.A. degree program in speech
HEGIS code 1506
NYS SED program code 81376

The master of arts degree in speech is being redesigned and the program is not currently accepting applications.

Program Heads

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Admission Requirements

No admission requirement information available for this program at this time.


Public communication.
Matriculation requirements
Applicants must offer at least 18 credits in courses in speech including courses in argumentation and discussion.

General matriculation and admission requirements of the Division of Graduate Studies are in the section "Admission."
Degree requirements
Thirty credits and a thesis or two terms of Speech 7821X are required for the degree.

Eighteen to 24 credits must be completed in courses in the Speech Department. The following courses are required of all students: Speech 702X, 7807X, 753X, 7802X, 7803X, and 7804X. Students who choose to write a thesis must also take Speech 7822G. Students who do not choose to write a thesis must also take two terms of Speech 7821X.

The remaining 12 credits required for the degree may be chosen from other departments with the approval of the department chairperson.

Students must pass a written comprehensive examination. Information about requirements for the comprehensive examination and thesis is in the section "Academic Regulations and Procedures."

Courses in the Speech Department offered toward the degree must be 7000-level courses.

The program of study must be approved by the department chairperson.