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Grady offers a robust program of master’s, MFA and doctoral degrees, which you can find here. Graduate admission to Grady College’s Graduate Studies is a collaborative process involving Grady College and the University of Georgia’s Graduate School.
Grady offers undergraduate degrees in Advertising, Entertainment & Media Studies, Journalism and Public Relations. In addition to our degree programs, we offer the following certificate programs:
In order to apply to Grady, you must satisfy the following requirements:
The above criteria are minimum application requirements and do not guarantee admission to Grady College or to a particular major. The application process involves completing both our online application and a written statement of interest at the University Testing Center.
Your Statement of Interest highlights interests, ambitions and/or experiences relevant to study at and a career in journalism and mass communication. You may focus on a specific major or on an issue in journalism and mass communication that interests you. The important thing is to showcase your commitment, your promise and your credibility. Your statement should be distinctive and compelling. It should also be readable! The sky is the limit on how you develop your statement. Use it to represent you at your best. You may write up to two pages.
In the Testing Center, students may type their statement of interest on a computer or hand write it. You must make an appointment to ensure the availability of a computer; students who walk in without an appointment may have to handwrite their statements. To make an appointment, call 706-542-3183 or visit https://testing.uga.edu/
Grady offers five distinct graduate programs:
Go to the Application to Graduate School website.
Complete their application and upload the following required materials:
Email these materials to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Ph.D. program application deadlines: All application materials must be submitted to the UGA Graduate School by January 1 for Fall semester admission consideration. All application materials must be submitted by November 15 for Spring semester admission.
Academic Advisor, Prospective Students
Journalism Bldg, Room 312
Director of Undergraduate Services
Dr. Glen Nowak
Journalism Bldg, 207 Dean’s Suite
Dr. Jeff Springston
Journalism Bldg, Room 201-B
Double Dawgs is an initiative that encourages undergraduate students to start planning for their master’s degree while they are still in school.