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Mass Communications

University of South Florida

M.A.
24 months
Duration
15864 USD/year
15864 USD/year
7840 USD/year
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About

The Mass Communication program of University of South Florida is designed for students who are seeking advanced studies in preparation for professional and academic careers in mass communications.

Overview

The Mass Communication program of University of South Florida offers one degree, the Master of Arts in Mass Communications.

The Media Studies Concentration emphasizes the theoretical principles and research methods of mass communications. The Strategic Communication Management Concentration emphasizes public relations management and social science research. The Multimedia Journalism Studies Concentration focuses on storytelling through the integration of different delivery platforms, and on management issues in converged newsrooms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Mass Communications Seminar
  • Mass Communication Theory
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Mass Communications
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Mass Communications
  • Media Management
  • Strategic Communication Campaigns

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • bachelor's degree

  • minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale

  • GRE scores

  • a resume

  • a strong letter of intent

  • three letters of recommendation (academic recommendations preferred)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15864 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15864 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7840 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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