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Mass Communications

San José State University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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About

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, San José State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications offers a Master of Science degree designed to help public relations, advertising and journalism professionals expand their knowledge and develop research and multimedia skills needed for leadership positions in their respective fields.

Overview

Our state-of-the-art approach to teaching multimedia communication – which emphasizes cross-platform storytelling – attracts students and support worldwide. Silicon Valley firms and top national and local businesses seek our graduates, recognizing our reputation for excellence in multimedia and strategic communication education.

Learning outcomes

Mass Communications program offers a research track leading to a thesis, and a professional track leading to a multimedia or strategic communication project. Courses in both tracks are taught mostly in the evening to accommodate students holding daytime jobs. The Graduate School of San José State University administers the application process for all SJSU graduate programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media and Social Issues
  • New Media Visionaries
  • Communication Law and Public Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 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.
61
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

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S.
  • A 2.5 GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 2.5 GPA in the last two years of full time study. Please note that individual program requirements may have a higher GPA requirement.
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam, if necessary (see Step 5 for requirements).  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7176 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7176 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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