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Journalism

University of Missouri - Columbia

12 months
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24849 USD/year
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12213 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

More details
  • Online program deadlines: 8 weeks prior to the beginning of the semester or session

Credits

37 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)
144 (quantitative)

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

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  • International

    24849 USD/year
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  • National

    24849 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12213 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12213 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbia

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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