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JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
Overall GPA
Other Grade Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Specific Courses
Specific Credits
  • Candidates submitting a thesis must complete at least 24 credits to earn the degree, 4 of which may be Journalism 990.
  • Candidates who do not submit a thesis must complete at least 30 credits to earn the degree.
Examination / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates who submit a thesis must pass an oral defense/examination on the thesis. Contact the department for more information. Candidates should complete the master's degree in no more than six semesters.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
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Language Requirements
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Review Policy
Graduate committee
Each semester