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Kent State University

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Kent, OH

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Overview

Kent State University / School of Journalism and Mass Communication is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-convergence
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-broadcast
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-newspaper
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Public relations
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Media management
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-magazine
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism and mass communication Reporting and editing-journalism educators

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 58

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
17
Accepted
13
Enrolled
71%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, 3 online recommendations, resume

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 16
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

87
Total Graduate Students
85%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.3%
Black or African American 12.64%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.15%
Unknown 18.39%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 14
Male (14)
Female (15)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Jeff Fruit
Interim Director and Professor
Email: jmc@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-2572

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