Best Master's Degrees in Communication in Missouri

A master’s in communication and media can translate to a variety of professional settings including business, marketing, public relations, government, and law. 

Three years after completing their degree, communications master’s graduates earn a weighted average salary of $53,921. Our rankings of communications graduate programs cover 71 of the 192 programs available, accounting for 62% of total conferrals. 

We are unable to include schools for which there are insufficient earnings and/or debt data. For more information on how we determine the best communication programs, please visit our methodology page.

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#1 in Missouri | #15 in Communications nationally

Missouri State University, Springfield

Springfield, Missouri

Economic score: 0.50

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $42,774

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $3,796

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $19,747

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.46

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in Missouri | #28 in Communications nationally

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

Economic score: 0.72

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $40,391

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $4,979

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $25,869

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.64

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#3 in Missouri | #41 in Communications nationally

Webster University

Saint Louis, Missouri

Economic score: 1.01

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $50,282

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $1,450

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $52,354

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 1.04

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

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Springfield, Missouri

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Saint Louis, Missouri

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Saint Louis, Missouri

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How long does it take to pay down debt in comms & media studies in Missouri?

Years

Under a year

The average debt accrued from a master's degree in comms & media studies is covered by average graduate earnings in under a year.

How much do graduates with master's degree in comms & media studies earn in Missouri?

Salary

$43,702

The median master's degree in comms & media studies graduate earns $43,702 3 years after graduating.

How much does a master's degree in comms & media studies cost in Missouri?

Net cost

$17,569

The average annual cost of a master's degree in comms & media studies is $17,569. This is the net cost and considers only students that have received Title IV funds.