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The University of Alabama

Department of Journalism and Creative Media

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Journalism and Creative Media is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and creative media

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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 Entrance Exam TOEFL scores (for international applicants)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
33
Accepted
16
Enrolled
80%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 31st February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam TOEFL scores (for international applicants)
Master's Degree Requirements Completed online application form; resume/cv; statement of purpose; 3 letters of recommendation; transcripts from previous institution

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 January 31

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.52%
Black or African American 16.67%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.76%
Unknown 2.38%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Journalistic processes, practices and ethics, media effects, media sociology, history, law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,361

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 870172
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487-0172
United States
Contact Dr. Cory Armstrong
Department Chair
Email: cory.i.armstrong@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-9684
Fax: 205-348-9684

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