Stanford University

Coterminal M.A. in Communication

Application Deadline: January 21, 2016 at 3:00pm

A $125 application fee will be assessed for each approved coterminal application.

What is the Coterminal Program in Communication?

The Coterminal M.A. Degree Program in Communication is a small program that permits current Stanford undergraduates to study for a bachelor’s and a master’s degree simultaneously. The program provides a broad introduction to scholarly literature in mass communication. Applicants choose from two tracks within the coterminal program: Media Studies or Journalism.

Which undergraduate majors constitute an appropriate preparation for the coterminal program?

The following majors are some of those that best provide a grounding in a theoretical tradition relevant to the study of communication: communication, computer science, economics, English, history, linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology, public policy, STS, sociology, and symbolic systems.

Coterminal M.A. Program in Communication – Media Studies Track
Coterminal M.A. Program in Communication – Journalism Track