For mass communication students wishing to pursue their education beyond a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree requires one to two years of full-time study. Most colleges and universities require at least a 3.0 grade point (B) for admittance into their programs, although students with slightly lower grade points may be admitted on a probationary status at some institutions. The following are online resources for students considering graduate school.
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication promotes “the highest possible standards for education in journalism” and provides a list of accredited master’s degree programs in journalism and mass communication: http://www.aejmc.org/_about/mastersprograms.php
Gradschools.com provides an online listing of many graduate schools: http://www.gradschools.com
Petersons.com provides a comprehensive database of accredited graduate schools by location and degree: http://www.petersons.com/gradchannel/code/search.asp
The University of South Carolina’s School of Journalism & Mass Communications offers the following degrees:
For more information on USC programs, visit: http://www.jour.sc.edu/academics/grad/index.html
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