The goal of the certificate is to prepare graduate students to work with research units, in-house and externally, so they are able to understand and manage the research tasks, know what type of insights can be drawn from research—including cross-media and cross-platform big data—extract insights from data, draw strategy and interpret that work to senior management. Students take courses in media management, media planning, research methods, and social media analytics as well as a capstone course.Learn More
Grady offers a robust program of Master’s, MFA and Doctoral degrees including:
Graduate Admission to Grady College’s Graduate Studies is a collaborative process involving Grady College and the University of Georgia’s Graduate School. Grady College has a designated graduate coordinator, Dr. Nowak, who serves as a liaison between the Grady College and the UGA Graduate School.
The application deadline for the Ph.D. program is January 1 of each year.
For admission to the MA program, it is recommended that your applications be completed by March 1. The Emerging Media Concentration begins in the summer semester. We recommend that your application is completed by March 1.
1. Application materials required by the UGA Graduate School:
Go to the Application to Graduate School website.
Complete their application and upload the following required materials:
* Official transcripts
* For Ph.D. applications, official GRE test score (minimum scores of 153 verbal, 144 quantitative). The GRE is no longer required for the MA programs.
* TOEFL or IELTS Requirement (minimum score of 80 overall with at least a score of 20 in the speaking and writing sections)
* 3 letters of recommendation
* Statement of purpose
Grady College is pleased to offer several programs for students to earn their master’s degree right after their undergraduate degree. The advantages are great: in many cases, students can complete two degrees in five years, saving time and money. Most importantly, it makes these students more marketable to future employers once they graduate.