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Public Media

Fordham University
Bronx, New York, United States
Degrees Offered: MA
Academic Fields:

Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.

Media with a Mission. New Program for Fall 2016.

Public Media is more than just public broadcasting: it is about telling stories about and for the public good in ways that promote dialogue, civic engagement and social change. Combining the academic with the professional, the MA in Public Media allows students to engage with media theory as they build their portfolios. The one-year program is offered in collaboration with Fordham’s WFUV, and WNET, New York’s public media pioneer, prepares students for a wide variety of careers in communications


Degrees

Master's, MA, Masters

Academic fields

Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.

Location

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Department of Communication and Media Studies
Bronx, New York, United States



Program Contacts


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Fordham GSAS

lgrizzaffi@fordham.edu




What we look for in prospective students


The successful candidate for admission should have a 3.0 GPA or better
* Written personal statement
* Official college transcript
* A resume or CV
* Three letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional)


Academic Backgrounds



Media and Interesting Information


Interesting Links



Degrees Offered


Master's

Master's, MA, Masters
Average Time to Degree: 12 months





Application Information


The GRE exam is required for those wanting to be considered for financial aid. Non-native English speaking applications will be required to submit TOEFEL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) results, issued within the past two years. A maximum of three work samples may be submitted electronically. These may take the form of written work, the articulation of internship experience(s), or some type of digital production (e.g., a website)




Suggested Preparation





Tuition & Financial Aid


Highly qualified applicants may qualify for merit funding:
* A graduate assistantship package which provides a stipend, a 50% tuition scholarship and an internship at WFUV
* Two partial tuition scholarships of $10,000 each
* Paid internship at the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center

http://www.web.fordham.edu/info/21263/graduate_school_of_arts_and_sciences/2395/tuition_and_fees


In State Tuition

Out of State Tuition


Faculty


Our faculty will provide you with a combination of theoretical grounding, scholarly analysis, and applied, world-tested skills, which will ensure both professional mobility, and the unusual depth and reflection that marks a Fordham graduate and a future leader in this promising and growing field.



Alumni Career Paths




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Fordham University

Location

Bronx
New York
United States

University Type

Doctoral Universities – Higher research activity

Undergraduate Programs

Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence

Graduate Programs

Doctoral, professional dominant

Undergraduate Profile

Full-time four-year, more selective, lower transfer-in

Enrollment Profiles

Majority undergraduate

University Size

Large four-year, highly residential

Region

Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Public/Private

Private not-for-profit

Locale

Large city

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