• On-campus

The master's program offers a challenging educational experience to help you meet your professional and scholarly goals. The educational philosophy of the Department of Communication & Media combines theoretical understanding with practical application of course content and assignments. Our faculty are nationally and internationally known and are strong scholars and teachers. All students pursuing graduate degrees within the Department of Communication & Media are required to write a thesis or research paper. The department requires a scholarly paper from all potential graduate students and a personal essay that describes the applicant's career and personal objectives and goals. The student should submit the paper at the time she/he applies for admission.


Admission Requirements:

  • International Application for Admission
  • All post-secondary official transcripts sent directly from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions at the mailing address listed below.
    • Mailing Address:
      • University of Northern Iowa
      • International Graduate Admissions
      • 002 Gilchrist Hall
      • Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale
  • Official TOEFL score of (100), IELTS score of (7.0), or Duolingo score of (120) to be considered for full admission
  • Applicant statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample

Application Deadlines:

  • Rolling Admissions

Program Duration:

  • 2 Years

Graduate Funding Requirements: