Graduate Admissions

Ready to take your communication skills to the next level? We can’t wait to meet you. Before you apply for one of our graduate programs, take some time to explore what they’re all about. Here’s where to start:

  1. Browse each program’s landing page (linked below and to the left) for more information about student experiences, faculty, requirements, time-to-degree, tuition, and more.
  2. Look at the application guidelines for each program before you apply. Guidelines include every step of the process and the information you need to gather ahead of time.
  3. Make sure you apply by the program’s application deadline listed in the table below.
Program Deadline Info
Advertising and Brand Responsibility Master's
(Fall 2023 start)
Feb. 17, 2023* Application Guidelines
Communication and Media Studies Master's
(Fall 2023 start)
Feb. 1, 20241 Application Guidelines
Communication and Media Studies PhD Jan. 1, 20241 Application Guidelines
Immersive Media Communication Master's
(Fall 2023 start)
Round 1: Jan. 10, 2023
Round 2: April 30, 2023*
Application Guidelines
Journalism Master's
(Summer 2023 start)
Round 1: Nov. 15, 2022
Round 2: Dec. 15, 2022
Round 3: March 15, 2023*
Application Guidelines
Multimedia Journalism Master's
(Fall 2023 start)
Round 1: Dec. 6, 2022
Round 2: Jan. 10, 2023
Round 3: April 30, 2023*
Application Guidelines
Strategic Communication Master's
(Fall 2023 start)
Round 1: Dec. 6, 2022
Round 2: Jan. 10, 2023
Round 3: April 30, 2023*
Application Guidelines

*Applications submitted after final deadlines are considered on a case-by-case basis as space is available.
1Applications for the 2024 cohorts of the Communications and Media Studies Master's and PhD Programs will open on Sept. 15, 2023.


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Questions?

Need some guidance? Contact our graduate recruiter with questions about our programs, the application process, and admission.