Online Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication

Department: School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Specializations/Concentrations: Concentration in Journalism Education
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Inquire with school for instruction methods
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Inquire with school for program completion times

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Project or thesis (thesis option is for students who live near the Kent State campus)
Credits Required: 33 credits (10 courses plus capstone)
Example Courses: Theory and Societal Role of Mass Media; Research Methods in Mass Communication; Mass Communication Law and Ethics; Principles and Practices of Digital Media; Reporting, Writing and Editing for Media; Advising Student Media; Ethics of Mass Communication

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: GRE required - GRE may be waived for students with 5 or more years of professional experience (minimum recommended GRE scores verbal = 152, analytical writing = 3.5)
Start Dates: Inquire with school for start dates

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$21,615 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $655 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states