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Hofstra University

Programs in Journalism and Public Relations

Hempstead, NY

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Overview

Hofstra University / Programs in Journalism and Public Relations is located in Hempstead, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism
Master of Arts (MA) Public relations

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
60
Accepted
30
Enrolled
79%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 95

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.38%
Black or African American 32.31%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.54%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.62%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Global public relations and use of social media; use of digital graphics and design during the 2016 presidential campaign; framing and representation of bi-racial individuals in the media; data visualizations and storytelling in news media; using social media in journalism and in classroom settings
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Dr. Cliff Jernigan
Chairperson
Email: cliff.jernigan@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-4873

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