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Journalism

University of Missouri - Columbia

M.A.
12 months
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20869 USD/year
24313 USD/year
11962 USD/year
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About

Journalism from University of Missouri - Columbia offers a complete set of real-media experiences. 

Overview

At Journalism from University of Missouri - Columbia we operate the only network affiliate (NBC) television station in the country used to train journalism students. We publish a community daily newspaper (not a campus paper), and we operate four major web sites, a local magazine and an international magazine. Students also may train at our campus-based NPR affiliate.

The program offers an on-campus Master of Arts in Journalism and an online Master of Arts in Journalism with emphasis areas in health communication, interactive media, media management or strategic communication.

Careers

Our program offers comprehensive professional preparation for careers in the news media, mass communications and strategic communication; expansion of previous professional preparation and experience (e.g. newspaper editing) into a new area (e.g. broadcasting reporting); comprehensive academic preparation for careers in journalism and strategic communication teaching and research; and combinations of the three.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Journalism
  • The Literature of Journalism
  • History of Mass Media
  • Media Sociology
  • Media Ethics
  • Photography in Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

37 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
153 (verbal)
144 (quantitative)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours
  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)
  • Upload unofficial copies of all transcripts (in English) to the Academics section of your application.
  • 3 essays as specified on the School of Journalism website
  • Résumé
  • 3 letters of recommendation (use the online Graduate School application system)
  • GRE score 
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Have earned a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20869 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20869 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24313 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24313 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11962 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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