Masters Degree

Master’s Degrees

Double Dawgs

Double Dawgs is an initiative that encourages undergraduate students to start planning for their master’s degree while they are still in school.

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NaYoung Song takes on Crisis Communication

After completing her bachelor’s degree at Korea University, NaYoung Song decided to attend the University of Georgia to receive her master’s, becoming the inaugural scholar in a partnership between the […]

Profiles of Tenacity: River Gracey

Second-year graduate student River Gracey is pursuing a Master’s in Mass Communication and Journalism, emphasizing Public Relations. Read more about his path to Grady College below. Why did you choose […]

Grady InternViews: Heaven Robinson

This is part of a series where we ask Grady College students to describe their summer internship experience.   Heaven Robinson is an Emerging Media Masters student working with Breaktime Media […]

#ProfilesofTenacity: Rachel Ziner

Rachel Ziner was taught the value of setting goals and achieving them from a young age. To her, tenacity comes after those goals are achieved. Ziner is a Double Dawg, […]

MFA Film thesis film to premiere at Atlanta Film Festival

“Black Butterfly,” a thesis film written, directed, produced and edited by Kelvin Summerhill (MFA ’22), has been selected as one of the narrative short films to premiere at the 47th […]

Emerging Media students create Historic Athens app

Using 21st Century technology to provide users with a sense of history from the 1800s and 1900s is the goal of a new Historic Athens app, created by a team […]

UGA MFA Film program goes green

Film sets are hubs for creation. They are where concepts and ideas turn into visual, captivating works of art. But, unfortunately, television shows and movies aren’t the only thing created […]

#ProfilesofTenacity: Kate Hester

Kate Hester is a second-year graduate student, studying journalism with an emphasis in innovation and leadership. During her time at Grady, she’s been involved as a graduate assistant for the […]

Inside UGA’s burgeoning MFA in Film, Television and Digital Media program, with Neil Landau

Listen to Grady Research Radio Apple Podcasts/Spotify/Stitcher Applications for the MFA in Film, Television and Digital Media program are due by February 15, 2023. Apply today. The film industry in […]

Haley Hatfield wins Top Paper award for research on racial bias in virtual reality

Haley Hatfield, a PhD student from El Dorado, Kansas, recently was awarded Top Paper honors from The Human Communication and Technology Division (HCTD) of the National Communication Association (NCA). “I […]

Events

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DC Alumni Mixer

Calling all DC alumni: Gather at The Henri on Wednesday, Feb. 28, for this year’s Alumni Mixer. For registration information, click here. Please register by Feb. 23, 2024.

UGA Spring Break

The University of Georgia’s Spring Break is from Monday, March 4, to Friday, March 8.

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New Admit Day Spring 2024

Grady’s new admits celebrate their admission and learn more about the College at our bi-annual new admit celebration. Come meet with leaders and representatives from student clubs and organizations, and don’t forget to grab your free Grady College t-shirt!

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Prospective Student Day (Virtual)

Prospective Student Day is an opportunity for prospective high school and transfer students and their parents to learn more about Grady College. In addition to a guided tour, students will hear about admission and eligibility requirements and programs of study. Spring 2024 tour dates are Feb. 23, March 22 (virtual), April 12 and May 3 (virtual). Register here: https://grady.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_enQpNm1Ixq2GGIS For questions or to schedule a private visit, please contact: Marcella Genut, Prospective Student Advisor. Email: gradyprospective@uga.edu.

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GSPA Spring Awards 2024

The Georgia Scholastic Press Association (GSPA) annual Spring Awards will be held Monday, March 25, at the Georgia Center. More information will be released closer to the date.

Dawg Day of Giving and Senior Signature

Leave your mark on Dawg Day of Giving with a Senior Signature gift. All undergraduate and graduate students who graduate in May, August and December 2024 can stop by the PAF to show proof of your Senior Signature gift for a special prize. 

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Your advanced education starts here. Admission to Grady College’s graduate studies is a collaborative process involving Grady College and the University of Georgia’s Graduate School.

PERSPECTIVES

“Everyone at Grady genuinely wishes to help us learn and succeed, and I knew the major and the community would provide a great foundation for my career in advertising.”

Heaven Robinson

Advertising AB ‘22, Current MA Student

PERSPECTIVES

“Grady College has done a fantastic job with its people, first and foremost. All the faculty and staff are there because they want you to succeed. They will give you all of the resources and advice that you need.”

Bailey Pelletier

EMST AB ‘22, Emerging Media MA ‘23

PERSPECTIVES

“I want to be a great storyteller and journalist. I knew that Grady is the best of the best, therefore I felt as though it was only right to join the UGA community.”

Riley Armant

MA ‘22

PERSPECTIVES

“While I have worked in journalism for 30 years, I never did study it at a collegiate level, but . . . I decided there was no better place to get training in that field than at Grady.”

Eduardo Morales

Current MA Student

PERSPECTIVES

After the career fair, I was invited to an upstairs suite to meet the managing editor of a
major legacy newspaper, and that’s one of the coolest things I’ve been able to say out loud.
Overall, I’m thankful for the many opportunities professors at Grady entrusted me with.”

Alander Rocha

Health and Medical Journalism MA ‘23

PERSPECTIVES

“I want to tell stories that matter, and Grady has the classes and extracurricular opportunities to help me do that.”

Jacqueline GaNun

Journalism AB ‘23, Current MA Student

PERSPECTIVES

“My campus involvement serves as a great source of motivation for me. Being able to give back to the UGA and Grady community and support my peers is something I truly enjoy. I am constantly on the lookout for new opportunities to get involved, take on leadership roles and continue making a positive impact on campus.”

Raynor Manley

Public Relations AB ‘23, Current MA Student

PERSPECTIVES

“The knowledge from both of my degrees has made me well-rounded in understanding both traditional and digital media strategy while prioritizing the needs of the target market.”

Rachel Ziner

Public Relations AB ‘22, Emerging Media MA ‘23