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Communication MA classroom
Master of Arts (M.A.)


The Master of Arts in Communication offers you a path to become the Change, Difference, and Decision Maker, Relationship Builder, Message Creator, and a Master Communicator.

The program's unique experiences blend communication theory with real-world practice, ensuring your success in a rapidly changing world.

  • Focus Your Passion: Digital Media, Organizational Communication, or Public Relations.
  • Experiential Learning: In our new Center for Sports Media and in our newly renovated and refreshed TV studio and facilities.
  • Stay True to You: Within our mission-focused institution, we encourage change makers to grow and speak truth to power.
  • Learn from the Best: Work one-on-one with our internationally recognized faculty.
  • Become part of a Network: Find out about our Human Development, Culture, and Media Graduate Student Association CAGSA and what our involved alumni are doing today!

Learn More About Each Area of Study

By The Numbers

  • 36 Credit Program
  • 3 Areas of Study
  • 14 Miles from New York City
M.A. Public Relations

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants are required to submit the following materials:

International applicants are welcome.  Please review additional details for supplemental requirements. 

Why Earn Your MA in Communication from Seton Hall?

  • Personalized Attention
  • Small Class Sizes – 13:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
  • Hands-on – Build Your Portfolio
  • Mentoring & Job Placement
  • Theory to Practice – Immediate application from classroom to board room
  • Flexible – Offer on- and offline courses

Graduate Program in Communication

The M.A. in Communication offers three areas of study: Digital Media, Communication in Organizations, and Public Relations.

Where Do Great Minds Go? 

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Hunter DeSimone ‘19/M.A. ’21 
Digital Communications Specialist, Federal Student Aid at the U.S. Department of Education

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Asya Robinson M.A. ’21 
Marketing Communications Coordinator at Withum

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Kelsey Foy ‘16/M.A. ’18
Program Manager at Kantar

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Perfectly Situated

  • Our Home: South Orange, NJ

  • 14 Miles from New York City

  • Traditional Suburban Campus with Easy City Access


The faculty in our internationally recognized research and teaching programs are committed to guiding students to success. Seton Hall is a Catholic University where great thinkers do more than think. They teach.
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Ruth Tsuria
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Renee Robinson
Professor of Communication
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Madison Krall
Assistant Professor of Communication
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The College of Human Development, Culture, and Media embodies the University’s commitment to pedagogical innovation, intellectual ferment and community engagement. Uniting scholars and students from four dynamic academic departments, the College provides cutting-edge, transdisciplinary inquiry into the stickiest problems of our time.

Our collaborative ethos is the hallmark of a Seton Hall education: an interdisciplinary approach to learning that grounds students firmly in their chosen discipline while expanding their perspectives through collaboration — setting them apart in their ability to lead in a variety of fields and solve pressing problems in society.

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