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Kent State University

School of Media and Journalism

Kent, OH

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Overview

Kent State University / School of Media and Journalism is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-convergence
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-newspaper
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Public relations
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Media management
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-broadcast
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-magazine
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-journalism educators

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 40

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Thesis or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
14
Accepted
10
Enrolled
78%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, 2 letters of recommendation, resume or vitae, official transcript(s), writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.52%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.17%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 5
Male (4)
Female (8)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Jeff Fruit
Interim Director and Professor
Email: jmc@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-2572

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