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Master of Arts Communications and Technology (MACT)
University of Albertawww.ualberta.ca
The curriculum for the course-based program includes seven mandatory core courses. Coursework covers small-group and organizational communication; the theory, history, and practice of information and communications technologies; and the research skills associated with analyzing and evaluating these technologies, particularly as they are managed and used in the workplace. In addition, students complete three electives which can be taken at any time during the program (except during the first and second spring institutes).
- 7 required “core” courses
- 3 elective courses
- Final applied research project course
A small number of students may be considered for the thesis route after admission to the MACT program. Applications may be made in the summer after completion of the first spring institute. Students should consult with their academic advisor prior to applying.
Program Type Professional Development
Credential Type Non-Credential *
Length 2 Year(s)
Core courses are scheduled to permit completion of the degree by part-time study within 2 academic years. The MACT program may be completed through either the course-based or thesis-based route.
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education Only
- Distance Learning Available
* Degree credit
Admission to the MACT program is a competitive process which results in up to 25 new students admitted once a year. As with other graduate programs within the University of Alberta, the process requires an admissions committee to review all completed applications. Minimum requirements must be met in order for your application to be reviewed.
The normal admission requirements are as follows:
- a 4-year degree from a recognized university
- a GPA of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)
- at least 3 years of relevant professional experience
- 3 letters of reference
- a letter of interest
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Updated July 10, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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