Communication & Rhetorical Studies
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8115
Pocatello, ID 83209-8115
Phone: (208) 282-3695
Fax: (208) 282-4598

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 Graduate Program Overview

The Idaho State University Communication and Rhetorical Studies Department offers two Master of Arts degree options. Teaching assistantships are available and include a full waiver of fees (in-state and out-of-state). Students may pursue a thesis or non-thesis option.

You can earn an MA in Rhetorical Studies or an MA in Organizational Communication.
  

  
Rhetorical Studies is the humanistic study of speech from its origins in ancient Greece to the role of rhetoric in shaping the modern world.
Organizational Communication is the social scientific study of the role of communication in the creation of interpersonal, small group, and organizational structures.
  
Graduate Faculty

James DiSanza (PhD, Pennsylvania State University)
John Gribas (PhD, University of Kansas)
Nancy Legge (PhD, Pennsylvania State University)
Bruce Loebs (PhD, University of Oregon)
Sarah Partlow-Lefevre (PhD, University of Kansas)

Departmental Courses

Interpersonal Communication
Conflict Management
Communication Theory
Management Communication
Gender and Communication
Rhetorical Criticism
Rhetorical Theory
Rhetoric of Hitler and Churchill
Recent Rhetorical Issues
American Rhetoric and Public Address
Seminar in Rhetorical/Communication Theory
Seminar in Organizational Communication
Graduate Research Methods

Interested students from various academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply for graduate study. Because the department's graduate program is relatively small, faculty members are able to provide individualized instruction and guidance.

Outdoor recreation is abundant in the immediate region. Backpacking, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing, and other outdoor recreation activities are easily accessible near Pocatello. A nationally-recognized cross-country ski trail is adjacent to the city, and Yellowstone National Park, Sun Valley, and Jackson, Wyoming, are a short distance from the campus.

For more information and application materials, please contact:

Communication and Rhetorical Studies
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8115
Pocatello, ID 83209-8115

Phone: (208) 282-3695 / Fax: (208) 282-4598 / Email: sabashel@isu.edu

 

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