65
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Programs in Journalism and Public Relations

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

Master's Degrees 42

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
52
Accepted
25
Enrolled
85%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75; 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
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.54%
Black or African American 30.77%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.54%
Two or more races 1.54%
Unknown 1.54%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hybrid media theory, particularly as it relates to journalism and politics; political communication, public relations and international communication; impact of convergence and interactive-based technologies and the impact of immigration and globalization on health information campaigns; mediated message design; rational and emotional appeals in strategic messaging; crisis communications; public relations; persuasion; the crossroads of popular culture, politics, new media, and civic engagement
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