48 months
16764 USD/year
16764 USD/year
3728 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Mass Communication, Media Studies from North Carolina Central University teaches students to use, analyze, and appreciate how and why communication works in society, introducing them to media literacy, critical media analysis, and rhetorical communication studies.


Mass Communication, Media Studies from North Carolina Central University is offered at the North Carolina Central University.

Key Features 

  • This concentration prepares them for further academic study in communication theory and examination of the role of communication in society.  
  • Students will be introduced to media literacy, critical media analysis, and rhetorical communication studies and are prepared to write and think critically and to acquire a firm foundation in research theories and methods that prepare them for careers as media practitioners or candidates for graduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Reporting and Writing for Mass Media 
  • Media Literacy 
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Mass Communication Law 
  • Media Ethics 
  • Media Practicum 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline: NCCU enrolls students on a rolling basis, and students may apply after the Priority Deadline of January 15 until the class size is filled.


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All international applicants must file a complete application and pay a $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • International applicants must provide a financial statement, which must have an official notarized bank statement attached. Bank statements not on official bank letterhead and notarized will not be accepted and may cause a delay in the admissions process. 
  • All international applicants will be required to prove their English proficiency by presenting either TOEFL scores of a minimum of 500 for the paper test or 61 on the internet-based test or a minimum SAT I score of 450 on the critical reading section of the old SAT or 25 on the redesigned SAT. At least one of these tests is required for admissions.
  • Please submit transcripts from high schools or secondary schools attended.
  • International students are not eligible for financial aid and are unable to complete a FAFSA form. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8382 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    16764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8382 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    3728 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1864 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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