88
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Department of Communication

Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Communication is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric and politics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Moving image studies
Master of Arts (MA) Film, video, and digital imaging Production
Master of Arts (MA) Film, video, and digital imaging Critical studies
Master of Arts (MA) Film, video, and digital imaging Screenwriting
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public communication
Master of Arts (MA) Mass communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Media and society
Master of Arts (MA) Human communication and social influence

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 10

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Varies
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
34
Accepted
17
Enrolled
54%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 10th February 10th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

88
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 31.82%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.14%
Two or more races 2.27%
Unknown 2.27%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

57
Total faculty
Full-time (57)
Part-time (0)
Male (23)
Female (34)

Research

Focus of faculty research: New media, mass media and journalism, rhetoric, film and media studies, film production
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Greg Lisby
Chair
Email: glisby@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-5639
Fax: 404-413-5634