Public Relations AB/Journalism and Mass Communication MA(Emerging Media)

Graduates of this program will be prepared to assume jobs in advertising, public relations, marketing, and public affairs.

Admission to Program

Students will apply for the program in year three. At that time students will apply to the Graduate School and also submit supplemental application materials to the Grady Graduate Office, which will include a form indicating their desired M.A. concentration and a short statement of purpose.

In order to qualify for the program, students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, meet minimum GRE scores (153 verbal, 144 quantitative), and have three positive recommendation letters from Grady professors.

Curriculum

Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements.

Three graduate courses will be used to satisfy both graduate and undergraduate program requirements: ADPR 7750, ADPR 7950, and NMIX 6110.

Additional requirements that are unique to this Double Dawgs program:

Eight additional courses are required to complete the graduate degree portion of this dual degree program: ADPR 7760, JRMC 7010, JRMC 7011, JRMC 7012, JRMC 7015, JRMC 8010, JRMC 8016, and one JRMC elective.

Admission to Graduate Program

Students accepted into the program will be formally admitted to the Graduate School after completion of the undergraduate degree in spring of year 4.

Program Advisor

  • Name: Greg Nowak
  • Email: gnowak@uga.edu
  • Phone: 706-583-8268
  • Address: 134B Journalism

Undergraduate Major Information

  • Major: Public Relations A.B.
  • Department/College: Advertising and Public Relations

Advising Contact

Graduate Major Information

  • Major: Journalism and Mass Communication M.A.
  • Department/College: Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Advising Contact

  • Name: Leah Moss
  • Email: leahmoss@uga.edu
  • Phone: 706-542-4764
  • Address: 403D Journalism