Graduate Degrees

Meet Your Graduate Advising Team

Jammie Johnson

Jammie Johnson

Graduate Program Coordinator
For questions about our graduate programs, email
Matt Tidwell

Matt Tidwell

Director of Professional Graduate Studies
Program Director, Digital and Integrated Marketing Communications Graduate Program
Hyunjin Seo

Hyunjin Seo

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development

Master of Science in Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications

This program, located at KU’s Lawrence campus, emphasizes scholarly and applied research on multimedia journalism, digital marketing communications, advertising, public relations, sports media, media production, and health science communication.

Graduate students

Master of Science in Digital & Integrated Marketing Communications (Online)

This 100 percent online master's degree program is designed for working professionals who want to delve into or further develop their digital integrated marketing communications expertise.

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Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communications

This program offers an innovative education in research skills. Students in this program work closely with faculty to create and publish original research examining real-world issues.

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Journalism/Law Joint Degree (MSJ/JD)

This program offers students academic grounding in both journalism and law and prepares them for professional practice in journalism, law or media law.

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Graduate Handbook

Get a deep dive into what's involved in our master's and doctoral programs.

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Helpful Grad Student Information
Produced at the J-School, this podcast guides students through the grad student journey.
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