School of Journalism and Mass Communication Kent State University

School of Journalism and Mass Communication Kent State University

Kent, OH
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
73%
27%
student ratio
194
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
67%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Reporting And Editing Master of Arts (MA) [broadcast]
      Master of Arts (MA) [convergence]
      Master of Arts (MA) [journalism educators]
      Master of Arts (MA) [magazine]
      Master of Arts (MA) [newspaper]
    • Public Relations Master of Arts (MA)
    • Media Management Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 117
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 112
    • Accepted 76
    • Acceptance Rate 67
    • Enrolled 50
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st October 30th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, goal statement, statement of desired concentration, and resume, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score: paper-based 525, iBT 71), Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score of 75), IELTS (minimum score of 6.0), PTE Academic (minimum score of 48), or completion of ELS level 112 Intensive Program

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students194
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students194
    • Part-time Percentage89%
    • Full-time Percentage11%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%

Location & Contact

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Kent State University

PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
United States

Thor Wasbotten

Director and Professor

Phone: 330-672-4066
Email: thor@kent.edu

Joe Murray

Graduate Coordinator and Associate Professor

Phone: 330-672-2572
Email: jmc@kent.edu


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