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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
79%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 36.84%
Black or African American 10.53%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5.26%
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown 10.53%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Journalism, media, social and digital media, media history, media ethics, media law, First Amendment theory, First Amendment law, visual literacy, social psychology of visually mediated world, global media, audience reception theory and research, video criticism, advertising, media technology and society, emerging media, children and media
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 455007
Las Vegas, NV  89154-5007
United States
Contact Dr. Kevin Stoker
Chair and Professor
Email: jms.chair@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-2619
Fax: 702-895-0252

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