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Master of Science in Journalism

Note: If any deadline below falls on a weekend, the deadline is the Friday BEFORE the weekend.

Rolling application process is used.

AUGUST

  •  August 1 for late enrollment to fall semester
  •  First two weeks of fall semester: Completion of requirements for candidates without having to enroll fall semester

SEPTEMBER

  •  
1-30 Schedule project presentation or thesis defense

OCTOBER

  • 
1-15 Advising: Progress toward degree, see Graduate Advisor.
Course recommendations, project/thesis planning, see Grad Director, MarComm Program Coordinator, Committee Chairs or faculty members.
Enrollment for spring semester (usually the week after fall break)

NOVEMBER

  • 1 Application deadline for Spring semester admission

  • 1 Application deadline for Spring GTA and SH positions 

  • 15 Last day for Master’s project presentations or thesis defenses

DECEMBER

  • 1 AFD (Application for Degree) Online Deadline. (December grads only.)

  • 1 Project/Thesis Filing Deadline: Abstract, title page and acceptance pages due to Jammie Johnson, Graduate Advisor. 


JANUARY

  •  First two weeks of spring semester: Completion of requirements for candidates without having to enroll spring semester
  •  January 2 for late enrollment to spring semester.

FEBRUARY

  • 
1-28 Schedule thesis defense

  • 1 Application deadline for Fall semester admission

MARCH

  •  1 AFD (Application for Degree) Online Deadline. (May grads only.)

  • 1 Application deadline for Fall GTA and SH positions

  •  1-15 Advising: Progress toward degree, see Graduate Advisor.
Course recommendations, project/thesis planning, see Grad Director, MarComm Program Coordinator, Committee Chairs or faculty members.
Enrollment for summer and/or fall semesters (usually the week after spring break)

APRIL

  • 15 Last day for Master’s thesis defenses

MAY

  • 1 Project/Thesis Filing Deadline: Last day to submit title page, acceptance page, abstract, abstract form and ETD release form to Jammie Johnson, Graduate Advisor
  • 12-16 Final exams
  • 17 J-School Graduation Recognition (Saturday morning, check calendar for date, Regalia)

  • 18 University Commencement, (Sunday afternoon, check calendar for date)

JUNE

  • 1-11 Completion of requirements for August candidates without having to enroll summer session

  • 1-15 Schedule final general examination and project presentation or thesis defense

JULY

  • 15 AFD (Application for Degree) Online Deadline. (Summer grads only.)

  •  15 Last day for Master’s thesis defenses

 


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