Journalism and communication master’s program at Iowa State accepting applications

Looking to continue your education and take the next step in your career?

The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University is accepting applications for its master’s program.

Iowa State has a rich educational history in journalism, communication technology, political communication, science and risk communication, and mass communication. The master’s program prepares industry leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to change the industry—not just fit in the industry.

Alumni include university presidents and marketing directors, and Greenlee School graduates hold other key communications positions at a wide range of places such as the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press and Wells Fargo.

Iowa State’s goal to equip graduate students with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to be successful in the modern media world. The two-year M.S. program offers both an academic and professional track based on a flexible curriculum that allows students to choose courses to help them meet their individual career goals.

The Greenlee School at Iowa State boasts a group of dedicated faculty who excel in teaching and research, features state‐of‐the‐art technology and provides a friendly environment that welcomes diversity of backgrounds.

Get more information about the Greenlee School’s master’s program online, by phone at 515‐294‐4342 or via email at masscomm@iastate.edu.

Applications are considered by the Greenlee School as soon as they are complete. To be considered for assistantships all materials must be received by March 1.

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