The University of South Florida, based in Tampa, FL offers a fully funded master’s in Communication. MA in Communication required a total of 36 credit hours. The department embraces innovative humanistic and social scientific approaches to inquiry and engagement in health, media, and organizational and relational communication, with an emphasis on culture, performance, and social justice. M.A. assistantships are offered for 2 years. MA graduate students on teaching assistantships receive a stipend paid over nine months. All teaching assistantships include a tuition waiver. Summer teaching is typically available but is not guaranteed in the offer of assistance.