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Journalism and Media Studies

University of South Florida St Petersburg

12 months
Duration
15696 USD/year
15696 USD/year
7672 USD/year
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About

This Journalism and Media Studies master’s degree at University of South Florida St Petersburg is designed to be completed in one year, or over a fall, a spring and a summer semester. (Working professionals may want to take longer to complete it.) 

Overview

Learning outcomes

  • At the University of South Florida St Petersburg Department of Journalism and Digital Communication, we’re dedicated to educating journalists and professional communicators who can report and interpret news and information with skill, responsibility and social consciousness.
  •  Journalism and Media Studies stress innovative, community-oriented coverage of public life, seeking out news and issues that touch the lives of ordinary citizens. We embrace the world of digital communication, where everyone is both a consumer and producer of content. Our coursework encompasses theory, law and ethics alongside visual communication, technology and community engagement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Multimedia Reporting / Storytelling 
  • Mass Communications Ethics 
  •  Mass Communications Theory 
  •  Law and Mass Media 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with a “B” average or better and a previous graduate degree with a “B” average or better. In cases where an applicant has a bachelor’s and a graduate degree at the time of admission, the credentials and GPA of the graduate degree will be the determining factor for admission.
  • The equivalent bachelors and/or graduate degrees from a foreign institution. Bachelor’s degrees from institutions in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) are considered equivalent based on the Bologna Accord. For applicants with a 3-year Bachelor’s Degree with less than 120 hours, from Non-Bologna Accord Institutions, a transcript evaluation from a NACES member is required to confirm equivalency.
  • Applicants from countries where English is not the official language, and who have not earned at least a bachelor’s degree in the U.S., must also demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15696 USD/year
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  • National

    15696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15696 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7672 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7672 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

1132 - 1748 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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