Graduate Admission

Kent State's School of Media and Journalism provides its students with a strong foundation to achieve their future goals in the rapidly changing media industry. 

We offer fully online graduate-level study focused on Journalism Education through two programs:

Master of Arts, Media and Journalism

  • 33 credit hours

  • Capstone: Thesis or Master's Professional Project

Admissions Requirements and Deadlines

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Graduate Certificate, Journalism Education

  • 12 credit hours

  • Capstone: None



If you have any questions as you explore our graduate programs, please contact the School of Media and Journalism's graduate coordinator Cheryl Ann Lambert, Ph.D., at

Visit for information on tuition costs and fees. You may also contact the Financial, Billing and Enrollment Center at 330-672-6000 or

Need-based financial aid and grants are available. We also offer many scholarships for current students.

You may apply for Graduate Admission through the University Online Graduate Application. You may also apply for graduate admission as a Guest Degree Applicant by submitting a Guest Application. Please note that guest students do not earn a degree and can take a maximum of six semester hours with this status. 

Our Student Accessibility Services staff is dedicated to assisting students with special needs and to making sure everyone who is admitted to the University has equal access to a quality education. Visit the Student Accessibility Services website for more information.

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