Re: [americancomm] Hello
- Typically speaking, the Master of Science degree reflects the social science approach (quantitative in nature) to the communication discipline, versus the liberal arts (qualitative) strategy. Of course, your mileage may vary on this issue, "shops" tend to attempt to scientize communication in some places, even though the focus should inherently be artistic in approach.
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On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 2:53 PM, Morris, Jessica R. <morrisjr@...> wrote:
I received my MA in Corporate Communication from Austin Peay State University in Tennessee. Our university offers two graduate level communication programs, General Communication and Corporate Communication. Both, however, are MA degrees. I wasn't aware that an MS was that common!
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [email@example.com] On Behalf Of Vernon Humphrey [humphrey_vernon@...]
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 10:01 AM
Subject: Re: [americancomm] Hello
I received an MS from ULL and to the best of my knowledge they didn't offer and MA, so Johns question has made me wonder if I am a rarity in the communication field
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From: Jon Ru <jru2797@...>
Sent: Wed, March 16, 2011 9:34:01 AM
Subject: Re: [americancomm] Hello
I'm not familiar with many MS degrees in Comm. Does your school also offer an MA degree? Can you tell us how they differ?
From: Angela Finnie <angela@...>
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tue, March 15, 2011 9:46:13 PM
Subject: [americancomm] Hello
I am a graduate student at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA. I am studying to get my masters of science in communications. My future goals is to be a professor at the community college level on the east coast. Look forward to being a part of ACA.
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