The University of Arizona, based in Tucson, Arizona offers a fully funded master’s in Communication. The MA degree is heavily focused on research and theory. The department offers a broad range of coursework and educational research opportunities, with a specialization in Interpersonal Communication, Media, and Health Communication. In addition to aid available from the University office of Financial Aid, they offer paid teaching assistantships to the majority of students admitted into the graduate program. Teaching assistantships come with a tuition waiver, health insurance, and an annual stipend. Research assistantships, merit-based fellowships, and scholarships are also available.