University of Iowa

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Journalism / Mass Communications


The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.;, Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers two graduate degrees: the M.A. degree in journalism and the Ph.D. degree in mass communication. In the M.A. program, students may select from two emphases: Professional Journalism or Mass Communication. The Ph.D. degree, first conferred in 1948 and the first such degree in mass communication to be awarded in this country, is interdisciplinary and highly individualized. Students have a great deal of flexibility in developing academic programs suited to individual needs and objectives.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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