How To Apply
Admission to the Department of Journalism and Strategic Media is competitive. Multiple criteria are considered, including cumulative grade point average, relevant employment history in the form of a resume, and your personal goal statement.
STEP 1: GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION
Use the electronic admission application to apply to Graduate School, file for readmission, or to change your current degree program or student level. (Application fees for initial admission are $35 application fee for domestic students and $60 for international students)
STEP 2: TRANSCRIPTS
Request that your official transcripts from all other colleges and/or universities you have attended be sent to:UofM Graduate School Transcript Processing Center
PO Box 9205
Watertown, MA 02471 Please click here for step-by-step instructions on how to send your official transcripts electronically after you submit your application.
STEP 3: SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS
Submit the following supplemental materials:
Personal Goal Statement (500 to 1,000 words indicating the academic program for which you are applying and specifying your career goals) using the electronic admission application.
You should submit all materials for program admission well in advance of your intended start date. Send by June 1 for fall semester admission, by October 1 for spring semester admission, and by February 1 for the summer. The Department of Journalism and Strategic Media's admission committee will review applications at those times and may review new applications at other times.
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