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Murray State University

Department of Journalism and Mass Communications

Murray, KY

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Murray State University

Overview

Murray State University / Department of Journalism and Mass Communications is located in Murray, KY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Mass communications Public relations
Master of Arts (MA) Mass communications Public relations

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
37
Accepted
10
Enrolled
90%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum university GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 527
TOEFL IBT score: 51

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.45%
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 2
Male (5)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mass media, audience analysis, press and politics, government open records laws, public relations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 102 Curris Center
Murray, KY  42071
United States
Contact Dr. Debbie Owens
Associate Professor/Interim Chair
Email: dowens@murraystate.edu
Phone: 270-809-6318
Fax: 270-809-2390

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