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Intercultural Communication

Program Description

The graduate program in Intercultural Communication allows students to develop advanced foreign language proficiency, to train them to function comfortably and effectively in intercultural situations, and to prepare them for specific career goals through individual courses of study and internships. Students and faculty come from various parts of the world, and participation in the program is itself a significant intercultural experience.

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Degrees Offered: M.A.


Hispanic Studies
Intercultural Filmmaking
Intercultural Training
U.S. Culture (non-native English speakers)

Department:  Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time, Part-time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Accelerated Program

Admissions Requirements

GRE General Test required
Advanced competency of the language of their specialty; at least one letter of recommendation attesting to that language skill; applicant’s self-evaluation regarding language competency; grounding in a complementary field such as anthropology, history, psychology, sociology

Term of Admission: Fall

Application Deadline: January 31 (domestic), January 1 (international)

Contact Us

Main Contact Info:  410-455-2109 (UMBC)

Graduate Program Director:

Nicoleta Bazgan, 410-455-3116,

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Fontella Bateman, 410-455-2109,

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