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Department of Communication College of Arts and Sciences Georgia State University

  • Atlanta, GA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 48%52%
    student ratio
  • 147
    total students
  • $4,176 | $14,544
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 10
    fall application deadline
  • 38%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Rhetoric And Politics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Public Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Media And Society Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Moving Image Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Film/Video/Digital Imaging Master of Arts (MA) [critical studies]
      Master of Arts (MA) [production]
      Master of Arts (MA) [screenwriting]
    • Human Communication And Social Influence Master of Arts (MA)
    • Mass Communication Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 37
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 180
    • Accepted 69
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 38
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 10th February 10th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,176
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,544
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students147
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students147
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Full-time Percentage73%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNew media, mass media and journalism, rhetoric, film and media studies, film production
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Communication

College of Arts and Sciences
Georgia State University

33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30302-3083
United States

Dr. David Cheshier

Chair

Phone: 404-413-5649
Fax: 404-413-5634
Email: dcheshier@gsu.edu

Dr. Jennifer Barker

Associate Professor

Phone: 404-413-5793
Fax: 404-413-5634
Email: jmbarker@gsu.edu



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