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Public Affairs Reporting

University of Illinois Springfield

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
21816 USD/year
21816 USD/year
10632 USD/year
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About

The Public Affairs Reporting program at University of Illinois Springfield director serves as principal academic advisor for PAR students, although special advising requests may be referred to other faculty members with particular expertise. After students are accepted into the program, they should contact their academic advisors for an appointment before initial registration.

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Public Affairs Reporting program at University of Illinois Springfield directs students to an investigation of the interactions between the news media and society and the news media and government and encourages students to expand the knowledge of such interaction through research and experimentation. Program faculty also expect that each graduate, whatever the skill level upon entering the program, be proficient in reporting, editing, and writing at graduation. The unique nature of the program is derived from the simultaneous pursuit of various goals; none is considered paramount

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • State of the State
  • Media Law And Ethics
  • Critical and Persuasive Writing for Journalists
  • Advanced Public Affairs Reporting
  • Legislative Issues
  • Developing Public Policy in Illinois

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications should be complete at least two months prior to their desired enrollment date for adequate processing time. 

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
2.5

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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Online Admissions Application
  • Personal and Academic Statement
  • Personal Statement – This is an applicant’s chance to tell us about themselves. Describe interests and accomplishments which are not indicated elsewhere on the application.
  • Academic Statement – Tell us more about professional aspiration, intellectual interests, and personal experiences relevant to the choice of a specific academic program at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10908 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10908 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5316 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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