Journalism (M.J.)

Program Code:   JOMJ
Degree: M.J.
School: Journalism
   
General Requirements: Statement of Purpose
  Transcript(s)
  TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
   
Program-Specific Requirements: Letters of Recommendation (3)
  Graduate Record Examination (GRE)*
  CV/Resume
  Portfolio (Multimedia Requirements section) (optional)
  3 Writing Samples**
   
Application Deadlines: December 15 (Fall domestic/international) (early decision)
  February 1 (Fall domestic/international) (final)
   
Contact Program: merrill.umd.edu/academics/masters-programs/
Diversity Statement: The School of Journalism is committed to
supporting students and ensuring a fear-free, inclusive
space where all students can thrive. The department
recognizes non-binary gender identifications, as well as
the difference between assigned biological sex and
gender expression. It encourages students, faculty
and staff to share and honor preferred pronouns
and names.

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*GRE scores: Applicants with a master's degree from an accredited U.S. university are exempt from this requirement.

 

**Writing samples uploaded to the Upload Requirements section of the application – under Writing Sample, Supplementary Application One, and Supplementary Application Two.