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University of Memphis

Department of Journalism and Strategic Media

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / Department of Journalism and Strategic Media is located in Memphis, TN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Entrepreneurial journalism
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and strategic media

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Culminating experience: project, thesis, or referred paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
88%

Applying

35
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 June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, resume, goal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 28.13%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Spirit of libel law, statistical software packages, college yearbooks, computer-assisted grammar project, newspaper in education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Meeman Journalism Building
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. David Arant
Chair
Email: darant@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2401
Fax: 901-678-4287