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Texas Tech University

Department of Media and Communication

Lubbock, TX

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Overview

Texas Tech University / Department of Media and Communication is located in Lubbock, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Mass communications
Master of Arts (MA) Strategic communication and innovation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Media and communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 64
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

163
Applied
103
Accepted
83
Enrolled
63%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

212
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.81%
Black or African American 4.72%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.77%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 3
Male (5)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media effects, political communication, health/science communication, critical/cultural/rhetorical, Hispanic and international communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 43082
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States
Contact Dr. Coy Callison
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Email: coy.callison@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-5344

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