School of Journalism and Media Studies Greenspun College of Urban Affairs University of Nevada, Las Vegas

School of Journalism and Media Studies Greenspun College of Urban Affairs University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
65%
35%
student ratio
26
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
87%
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 8
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

87% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 16
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 87
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 *
    • 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 availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Full-time Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchJournalism, mass communication and media history; media law, First Amendment theory, First Amendment law, privacy, obscenity, libel; visual literacy, aesthetics and rhetoric, social psychology of visually-mediated world; global media, audience reception theory and research, video criticism, and advertising; intersection of society and media technologies, emerging technology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Journalism and Media Studies

Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 South Maryland Parkway Box 455007
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5007
United States

Dr. Lawrence Mullen

Director/Professor

Phone: 702-895-3270
Email: lawrence.mullen@unlv.edu

Graduate College Admissions Evaluator

Phone: 702-895-3320
Fax: 702-895-4180
Email: gradcollege@unlv.edu


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