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How To Apply

Admission to the Department of Journalism and Strategic Media is competitive. Multiple criteria are considered. These include official GRE or MAT scores, 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:

Graduate Admissions
The University of Memphis
FedEx Institute of Technology Building, Suite 201
Memphis, TN 38152

STEP 3: SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

Submit the following supplemental materials:

Current Resume
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.

DEADLINES

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.