Department of Advertising and Public Relations College of Communication and Information Sciences The University of Alabama

Department of Advertising and Public Relations College of Communication and Information Sciences The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
18
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Advertising And Public Relations Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 76
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum score: 300 verbal plus quantitative, 145 in each; 4.0 in writing), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 for last 60 hours
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Full-time Percentage89%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American25%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdvertising and public relations management, leadership, ethics, public opinion, political communication, advertising media, social and digital media, international communication, creativity, consumer privacy, crisis communication, disaster communication, sports communication, advertising and public relations history
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Advertising and Public Relations

College of Communication and Information Sciences
The University of Alabama

412 Phifer Hall PO Box 870172
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172
United States

Dr. Joseph Phelps

Professor and Chairman

Phone: 205-348-8646
Email: phelps@apr.ua.edu

Dr. Lance Kinney

Associate Professor

Phone: 205-348-7706
Email: kinney@apr.ua.edu


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