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Mass Communication - Multimedia Journalism, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
The Mass Communication - Multimedia Journalism program of the Southeast Missouri State University prepares students to enter this fast-paced field through a combination of innovative curriculum design, access to dedicated faculty who successfully combine both professional skill sets and academic credentials, and experiential learning opportunities.
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Overview

Qualified, veteran multi-media professionals interact with students in small class environments.

Graduates of the Mass Communication - Multimedia Journalism program of the Southeast Missouri State University work in publishing and broadcasting industries, as well as in corporate settings. Examples of job titles include editor, news producer, photojournalist, news and sports reporter, web content producer and web journalist.

Multi-Media Journalism majors learn to create dynamic news content and visuals for delivery across multiple media platforms.

What You'll Do

  • Interact with qualified, veteran media professionals in a small class environment.
  • Gain proficiency as writers and producers for online, print and broadcast media.
  • Develop production skills using industry-standard software. Obtain real-world experience working for our award-winning student media.
  • Have opportunities for professional publication with local media partners, including the Southeast Missourian newspaper and KRCU 90.0 FM, Southeast’s National Public Radio affiliate.

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • ESPN
  • MEC
  • Turner Broadcasting - Turner Sports
  • Washington Post

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Elements
  • Media News
  • Design for Media
  • Sound for Media
  • Visuals for Media
  • Media Storytelling

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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