Department of Journalism College of Communication and Information Sciences The University of Alabama

Department of Journalism College of Communication and Information Sciences The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
17
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 31
fall application deadline
63%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Journalism Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

63% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 22
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 63
    • Enrolled 11
  • 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 31st January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchJournalistic processes, practices and ethics, media effects, media sociology, history, law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Journalism

College of Communication and Information Sciences
The University of Alabama

PO Box 870172
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172
United States

Dr. Jennifer Greer

Department Chair

Phone: 205-348-6304
Fax: 205-348-2780
Email: jdgreer@ua.edu

Dr. Wilson Lowrey

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 205-348-8608
Fax: 205-348-2780
Email: wlowrey@ua.edu


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