Missouri State University, US, invites Indian students for UG program in Communication

Bengaluru , 17th January, 2017: Missouri State University (MSU),long-established university of mid-west US, has invited applications for undergraduate program under the Department of Communication. The communication studies program at Missouri State is a liberal arts program that enunciates on how communication shapes the society and how the communication information is shaped, explained and evaluated for the advancement of communities.

Missouri State University, US, invites Indian students for UG program in Communication

The program gives students a room to develop in one of the seven tracks:

·         Communication Studies -Communication Studies track program offers students the greatest flexibility of all the communication department’s programs.

·         Ethical Leadership –This track provides students a comprehensive study of the role of communication in understanding and enacting ethical leadership.  

·         Health Communication - It focuses on communication theory and research in the healthcare context.

·         Intercultural Communications and Diversity - It improves students’ understanding of communication similarities and differences among diverse groups and develops practical applications for applying communication skills in those settings.

·         Interpersonal Communication – This track provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate effectively and responsibly in a variety of interpersonal contexts including family, friends, and work.

 ·         Organizational Communication - The study of organizational communication emphasizes both the effects of the organizational context on communication and the role of communication in shaping organizational life and effectiveness.

·         Rhetoric Communication - The rhetoric track at Missouri State prepares students to research, compose and deliver persuasive communication messages.  

Specifying on the benefits of studying at Missouri State University, Colonel Stephen Robinette, Associate Vice President, International Programs, MSU, said, “The faculty at Missouri State University is committed to providing a learning experience which is a fecund combination of both practical and academic excellence. It is one of the unique programs of its kind in Missouri that prepares students for a career that calls for practical as well as academic excellence.”

Who can apply?

Any student with a (10+2) certificate in senior secondary education, with high GPA, ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1180 and IELTS score of 5.5 or TOEFL score of 61.

Benefit to Indian students:

·         The curriculum provides students from India with a global perspective to work in a variety of communication industry settings.

·         Students will learn through experience with internship and service-learning opportunities that promote community involvement while providing vital job skills.

·         The well-organized on and off campus housing facilities at MSU are a boon to Indian students.

·         Indian Students would get immense opportunities to make good contacts and good friends overseas at MSU as it has over 1,800 students from over 85 countries that can be of help for them to get a job in foreign land.

Date of commencement:

The session of the program will start in Mid-August 2017.

Duration:4 Years


Tuition fees for the complete course is approximately US$12000.00

About Missouri State University: Missouri State University, Missouri, USA established in the year 1905, MSU is the second-largest university in Missouri with over 23,000 students currently studying out of which 1,800 are international students representing over 85 countries worldwide. The Princeton University reviewed it as ‘The Best in the Midwest distinction’. MSU has a world-class faculty with over 90% faculty holding a terminal degree in their field of study. The university comprises of a school of agriculture, a graduate college and six academic colleges namely, College of Arts & Letters, College of Business, College of Health & Human Services, College of Humanities & Public Affair, College of Natural & Applied Sciences and College of Education. MSU provides state-of-the-art facility for its students which include on-campus residence halls and dining centres, a student union, a world-class library, a brand new recreational centre and dedicated academic facilities. Both on-campus and off-campus housing facilities are available at MSU.