Journalism and Mass Communication
The University of Oklahoma is located in Norman, a dynamic and growing part of the Oklahoma City media market. Norman has a diverse population with numerous artistic and cultural opportunities, a variety of restaurants and recreational activities, reasonable housing and an excellent public school system. Among the areas of faculty expertise are management; ethics and normative theory; law; race and gender; international public relations; new media advertising; message strategy and tactics; and documentary. Our graduate faculty also includes distinguished professionals and practitioners from the areas represented in our program.
Our Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication provides four areas of study: Strategic communication; broadcasting and electronic media; journalism; mass communication management. The M.A. program offers three degree completion methods; thesis, project, and comprehensive exam.
Our Master of Professional Writing program focuses on novel writing, nonfiction books and screenwriting with the aim of producting marketable writers.
Our master's programs offer assistantships and several scholarships each year.
Our doctoral program challenges students to conduct in-depth study of issues in news and information, strategic communication or media arts. The Ph.D. program seeks junior colleagues who wish to explore the practices and values of journalism, mass communication and the media professions.
Our doctoral program funds $18,000-$20,000 per year plus a travel stipend for up to five students.
The University of Oklahoma is a fully accredited institution with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Small Suburb
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999