The master’s degree in journalism is a blend of academic and professional content. While
some of the graduates have gone on to academic careers, more graduates have moved
up in their jobs at media organizations.
You will have eight years to complete your degree. Work closely with your advisor
to develop your personal plan at the very beginning.
You will need these resources as you progress through your program:
Syllabi for courses.
Forms for graduate students.
Journalism Section in Graduate Catalog.
APA Stylebook. Most of your professors will specify that papers be submitted using American Psychological
Association (APA) style. You will buy the style book in the class of Journalism Research
Wiggio. Graduate students use wiggio as a place to meet, find announcements, links and
files. Be sure to check there for additional support. And, don’t hesitate to search
for what you need on your own.
Human Subjects Research. All University of Memphis faculty, staff or students who propose to engage in any
research activity involving the use of human subjects must have prior approval from
the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Late/retroactive withdrawal policy and procedures.