The University of Tampa Macdonald-Kelce Library

Institutional Repository UoTIR

A guide to get you started on formatting and submitting your completed papers to the University of Tampa's Institutional Repository

M.A. in Professional Communication

UT’s Master of Arts in professional communication equips students with the communication knowledge and skills needed for success in a variety of fields. Students gain experience with masterful presentation techniques, theories of organizational communication, crisis communication, conflict management and the effective use of visuals and media, with an emphasis on digital and emerging technologies. 

Students are required to complete a 4 credit capstone class (MAPC 700), resulting in a thesis or final project, which will be submitted to UoTIR.

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Further Resources for Communication Research

Use the Communication Guide to find resources and services available to you from the Macdonald-Kelce Library. Discover how to find books in the catalog, locate journal articles in the databases, and more.

To see previous MAPC capstone projects, click here!

Faculty and Departmental Guidelines for Project Submission

For departments offering graduate programs that require or have an optional final project for graduation, the following process should be followed for preservation of the work in the UoTIR.

STEP ONE:

Please review this guide. We are happy to include any specific information from your department in the guide.

STEP TWO:

Departments should add the following language to the catalog description of curriculum and graduation requirements of the program:

After departmental approval, students are required to submit an electronic version of their thesis, dissertation, or final project to the Macdonald-Kelce Library for inclusion in the digital repository, which is accessible on the Internet.

Embargoes restricting access of full text to only the University of Tampa community may be selected for 1 or 2 years, before the work is released freely on the web through the repository. Students also have the option to release the work for immediate access worldwide.

STEP THREE:

Distribute this link to students, for the agreement form and submission of work.

Thank you for your support of preserving and disseminating the scholarly work of The University of Tampa’s undergraduate and graduate programs. This not only shares our scholarship with the world at large, but helps to create stronger connections with our alumni and potential students. Please contact repository@ut.edu with any questions or feedback.

Student Submission Link

If you have any trouble using the form above, please trying changing browsers or use this link.

This is your agreement form to upload your final approved project to UoTIR.

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