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Mass Communication Studies

University of Houston

M.A.
12 months
Duration
843 USD/credit
843 USD/credit
334 USD/credit
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About

The Jack J. Valenti School of Mass Communication Studies at the University of Houston offers three  Master’s degrees directed toward professional success in both academic and non-academic careers.

Overview

The goal of the Mass Communication Studies program at University of Houston is to produce graduate students who are able to move effectively into professional media positions, advance their current careers, teach in junior colleges or high schools, or enter into top doctoral programs.

Learning outcomes

To date, our school has placed graduates into top-ranked Ph.D. programs as well as into non-academic positions in both public and private institutions.  Regardless of the career goal, the graduate program broadens each student’s communication expertise through courses that improve conceptual, applied, and research skills - all of which are critical for successful careers in today’s information-oriented and changing global society.

The Master in Mass Communication Studies focuses on the development of modern media systems and their impact on society, and examines ways in which the media contribute and respond to political, social and economic issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comprehensive Examination
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Masters Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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

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.
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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

  • To be considered eligible for unconditional admittance, the student must :
  • Have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate field from an accredited institution,
  • Have a minimum 3.0/4.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) in the last 60 undergraduate hours attempted, and

Tuition Fee

  • International

    843 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 843 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    843 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 843 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    334 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 334 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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