22
Students
Rural setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania / Department of Communication/Journalism is located in Shippensburg, PA, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Communication studies

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT (if GPA less than 2.75)
6-credit thesis or 3-credit professional project, candidacy

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
12
Accepted
4
Enrolled
39%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 30th No
Spring deadline Not reported September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT (if GPA less than 2.75)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 professional references, resume, essay, 500-word statement of purpose

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (2)
Male (4)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257-2299
United States
Contact Dr. Kyle R. Heim
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator
Email: krheim@ship.edu
Phone: 717-477-1521
Fax: 717-477-4013