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Florida International University

School of Communication and Journalism

Miami, FL

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Florida International University

Overview

Florida International University / School of Communication and Journalism is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Mass communication Spanish language journalism
Master of Science (MS) Mass communication Global strategic communications

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 86

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

122
Applied
83
Accepted
67
Enrolled
68%

Applying

30
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 April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation; minimum GPA of 3.0 during last 60 hours of upper-level work; resume

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

156
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 53.85%
Black or African American 12.82%
White or Caucasian 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.21%
Unknown 1.28%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

94
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 59
Male (32)
Female (62)

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Maria Elena Villar
Chair
Email: mariaelena.villar@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-919-5795
Fax: 305-919-5215