12 months
23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Arts degree. 

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Journalism and Media Studies  courses of study at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas , are designed to engage research in diverse career arenas such as human resources, politics, advertising, education, public relations, broadcasting, and social services, as well as for students who aspire to continue their education in doctoral programs.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop a grounding in mass communication theory.
  • Achieve competencies in research methodologies relevant to the field.
  • Develop critical thinking necessary for careers in higher education or management in the media industries. 
  • Balance the discipline's varied traditions in theoretical, historical, and applied research, with particular attention to the shifting media landscape.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Epistemology and biases
  • Research design and sampling
  • Working with datasets
  • Conceptualization, operationalization, and measurement 
  • Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A copy of your undergraduate transcripts (you must have a GPA of at least 3.00 in the last 90 credits of undergraduate course work).
  • At least three letters of recommendation from people who are able to attest to the applicant's ability to do graduate-level work. At least one of these letters should come from a former or current professor or college-level instructor.
  • A letter of intent detailing the applicant's goals and expectations as a graduate student in journalism and media studies.
  • A writing sample such as a college course term paper. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 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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