Bachelor's to Master'sCommunication

Wichita State's accelerated bachelor's-to-master's program in communication lets you complete an advanced degree in communication, faster, by allowing you to take graduate-level courses while completing your bachelor's degree.

A Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Master of Arts (MA) in communication will enhance your writing, speaking and visual communication—and your ability to plan, organize, evaluate and think strategically. And the skills you'll learn you can apply to virtually any career.

Learn how communication is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted to the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


Upon admission to the dual / accelerated program, you'll be granted tentative admission to the graduate program in communication and allowed to enroll in courses for graduate credit, including 800-level courses, prior to completing undergraduate degree requirements.

You're encouraged to create a tentative plan of study in consultation with your undergraduate coordinator and/or graduate coordinator.


A communication degree from Wichita State combines the classroom knowledge and hands-on learning that opens doors to careers in many fields—from public relations and journalism to editing and education.

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