Journalism, M.A. | University of Oklahoma | Norman, United States
24 months
41754 USD/year
35004 USD/year
12050 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Journalism professionals deliver news in a concise, informative manner to the general public. They inform, entertain and educate the world with political, social, business, sports and a variety of other news through state-of-the-art facilities at a nationally-ranked program. This Master of Journalism is offered at the University of Oklahoma.


Students gain hands-on experience on how to write print and online news and features as well as present information through a variety of media. With an emphasis in internships and new media, the University of Oklahoma  journalism majors confidently enter the workforce after graduation.

Do my interests fit?

Journalism students typically have interests in:

  • Writing/editing
  • Reporting
  • Photography
  • Public affairs
  • Research
  • Multimedia
  • Collaboration
  • Fast-paced environment
  • High school preparation could include journalism, creative writing, broadcast production, photography, digital design or yearbook. 

How can University of Oklahoma Journalism help me?

Gaylord College has built an incredible alumni network that exists to help yOU! With graduates in journalism all over the world, alumni look forward to meeting with, donating and awarding internships to Gaylord students. Advisors and faculty encourage and help supplement traditional classroom experience with on-the-job training. With opportunities like career fairs, networking events, premier student organizations, faculty guided trips and tours and study abroad opportunities, there’s no limit to the possibilities with a journalism degree. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mass Communication
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Multimedia News Gathering
  • History of Journalism
  • Journalism, Ethics & Democracy - Capstone
  • Mass Communication Law
  • Gaylord Electives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Attending at least two years and graduating from a high school in the United States or another country where English is the first language.
  • Completing at least 24 credit hours at an accredited college or university in the United States or another country where English is the first language.
  • Earning a bachelor’s degree (or higher) at an accredited university in the United States or another country where English is the first language.
  • Successfully completing the OU Track intensive English language program at OU's Center for English as a Second Language (CESL). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20877 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    35004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17502 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6025 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition per 18 credit hours

Living costs for Norman

900 - 1400 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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