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Degree : Master of Arts

Major : Mass Communication

Program Description

The College of Media & Communication Graduate Program at Texas Tech University offers a masters degree grounded in theory that expose students to a variety of different methodologies and areas of discipline. The Graduate Faculty has made impressive contributions in media and communication research and has a true desire to train future scholars and educators. The College of Media & Communication also has the facilities and resources needed to assist graduate students throughout their collegiate career.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 30
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 30
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): Yes
Mode-Hybrid: Yes

Additional Links

About the MA Program : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/graduate/ma.php
MA Application/Program Requirements : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/graduate/marequirements.php
Most Asked Questions : https://youtu.be/6xryUqwwouE
Student Testimonials : https://youtu.be/eJMu68Lh6TA

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Coy Callison
E-mail: coy.callison@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-5344

Department Contact Information

Department AddressCollege of Media and Communication
MS 43082
Lubbock TX 79409
Phone Number 806-834-5344
Fax Number 806-742-1085
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/graduate/index.php

Graduate Catalog https://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/degrees_mc.php

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 2

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Please have two letters of recommendation submitted through the online recommendation system of your application.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: GRE scores are required if your overall GPA is below a 3.0.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15January 15January 15

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
August 01December 01May 01June 01

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
May 1October 1February 15February 15

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Not Required Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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