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

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 88%12%
    student ratio
  • 17
    total students
  • $9,200 | $22,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 40%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Advertising And Public Relations Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 16
    • 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 Required and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

40% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 94
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 40
    • Enrolled 14
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$9,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,950
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution 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 insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 Students17
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian87%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

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 year$295

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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