University of North Texas

12 months
17172 USD/year
1800 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas is synonymous with excellence.

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Program offer the state's only nationally accredited journalism master's program (Master of Journalism and Master of Arts degrees) and have produced some of the nation's top storytellers, including winners of eight Pulitzer Prizes.

The faculty members represent diverse backgrounds, research and professional interests. They've written for notable newspapers and magazines, worked for prominent advertising and public relations firms and are award-winning photojournalists. Their research examines:

  • Curriculum studies for journalism education
  • The importance of ethics in media
  • International communications
  • Magazine production issues
  • Sexism and racism in media

Most classes are offered in the late mid-afternoon and evenings to accommodate work schedules.

Programme Structure

The program's strength lies in its relevance to the needs of today's media environment and its research opportunities at various levels. With programs in news, strategic communications and narrative and digital journalism, you'll be prepared to work in all communication fields. Fields of study include:

  • Broadcast journalism
  • Business journalism
  • Law and journalism
  • Science, health and environmental journalism
  • Sports journalism
  • Visual communications

You can also pursue graduate certificates in narrative journalism, interactive and virtual digital communication, and public relations.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


36 alternative credits


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 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent
  • Basic courses in journalism, which can be achieved via bridging courses while you're enrolled in the graduate program

Tuition Fee

  • National

    17172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8586 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    1800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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