Journalism, M.Sc. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
24151 USD/year
24151 USD/year
10189 USD/year
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Journalism at University of Kansas offers academic thesis courses emphasizing the study of real-world media issues, critical thinking skills, and media use.  


Journalism at University of Kansas provides advanced scholarly skills that will allow you to operate at the highest levels of academia. Participants are expected to have basic media knowledge.  


The Lawrence-based program prepares students to transition from the media profession into an educational career. The program also prepares students to advance toward a Ph.D. program. Students also learn the discipline’s theory and methods to explore the causes and effects of media issues.  Students take advanced seminars and a concentration of their own choosing.  Students then complete a thesis under the direction of a faculty advisor.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Communications Methods 
  • Research in Action
  • Qualitative Research or Quantitative Research 
  • Statistics 
  • Seminar
  • Professional Skills I or Elective 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


37 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online graduate application.
  • An official transcript of all college-level courses from each college or university attended.
  • Three letters of reference from persons familiar with the applicant’s abilities. At least one academic reference is preferred and required for those who graduated within the past five years.
  • A written, 500-word statement of the applicant’s academic and professional objectives.
  • A current résumé.
  • Applicants for the mass communications program must include two writing samples.
  • Nonrefundable application fee 
  • International students whose native language is not English also must submit Test of English as a Foreign Language examination scores or International English Language Testing System examination scores.
  • International students must submit proof that they have the financial resources to cover annual expenses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24151 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24151 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24151 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24151 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10189 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10189 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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