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Master of Arts in Communication (MAC)

Students in Bellarmine’s Master of Arts in Communication Program study modern communication issues in a professional context. With access to state-of-the-art facilities and a small student-to-faculty ratio, the MAC program prepares students for careers and advancement in the vibrant field of communication. Our courses are taught by full-time faculty members who blend class work and discussion with hands-on application and field experiences, to create an optimal learning environment that teaches to the future of this dynamic industry. Students will apply communication theory to contemporary organizational and social issues, and they’ll explore ethical and legal issues related to communication across all media. If you want to study in an industry that never sleeps, then find your passion in Bellarmine’s School of Communication!

The curriculum includes ten required courses that are completed over 5 terms. Classes meet one evening per week, and students may choose a one-week study abroad option in the May term.


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Tuition and Fees

The cohort program is 30 hours with students taking 6 hours a semester for 5 semesters. Students have an option to take either 3 or 6 hours per semester.

The cost for tuition is $680 a credit hour, totaling $20,400 (does not include future tuition increases). There is a $40.00 course fee per class. Books and classroom supplies are additional expenses.


Office Location:
Office of Graduate Admission
Allen Hall, 4th Floor

Mailing Address:
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205


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