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Multi-Media Journalism, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The  Multi-Media Journalism program from Arkansas Tech University provides students with traditional journalistic writing skills adapted to the digital age. It also teaches the requisite theory and research methods to enable graduates to be ethical, informed users of online data bases for news gathering as well as video graphics and other technologies for electronic media delivery.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Media 
  • Journalism Ethics 
  • Visual Storytelling 
  • Video Production for New Media 
  • Media and Society 
  • Multi-Media Publishing 
  • Journalistic Writing for Multi-Media 
For more information please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Applicants must meet admission requirements for Graduate College.
  • Applicants must submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) test scores.
  • Applicants must present a 500 word writing sample to the Director of the Multi-Media Journalism Program.
  • Applicants must successfully complete a writing and technology performance review by the Journalism Graduate Committee following the applicant's first semester in the program required.
  • Approval from the Program Director.
For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    584 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 584 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    584 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 584 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    292 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 292 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Russellville

  • 850 - 1300 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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