Jennifer Mosbrucker Awarded O.O. McIntyre Fellowship

The honor is the highest postgraduate award offered by the School. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 19, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism alumna Jennifer Mosbrucker, BJ ’19, has won the O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the Missouri School of Journalism. The program’s one-year, $12,000 stipend allows a recent graduate to delve … Continued

Anna (Comstock) Braunsdorf, BJ ’07

Anna (Comstock) Braunsdorf, BJ ’07, is the director of educational content at Elevate Labs, the company behind the Elevate and Balance mobile apps. Elevate is a brain-training app that won Apple’s App of the Year award and Balance is a highly-personalized meditation program.

Post-Baccalaureate Students

Post-baccalaureate enrollment is the classification for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree but have not been admitted to a graduate program. As stated in the Graduate School website’s section on non-degree study: The Non-Degree Graduate Student Program (post-baccalaureate) allows students to prepare for admission to a graduate degree program either at MU or elsewhere, … Continued

Journalism-Law Programs

Today’s media often provides the public with an unrestricted view of legal proceedings. Beyond everyday news, consider scandals involving celebrities, corporate executives and sports figures, or high-profile government proceedings, or complex business mergers and acquisitions. The use of anonymous sources, access to information, copyrights and trademarks, First Amendment rights, libel, privacy and similar concerns must … Continued

Five-Year Bachelor’s/Master’s Models

Broadcast Management This program is designed for students who have had substantial professional broadcast experience and want to direct their future careers toward management. Computer-Assisted Reporting Today’s best reporters use sophisticated techniques to gather information. Often, this involves tapping into government and non-government databases and analyzing information on computers. Convergence The convergence model educates students … Continued

Two Year Master’s Degree Models

Advertising The advertising model educates students in the principles and practice of all communication designed to create a desired response from a given audience. Convergence Journalism The convergence model educates students in the theory and skills of multimedia communication. Students will be prepared for leadership in the areas of print, broadcast and online news and … Continued

Master’s Degree Models and Programs

Most master’s students find that one of the curricular models – two-year or five-year BJ/MA, depending on your program – meets their needs. These models were developed by the faculty with thoughtful consideration of curricular effectiveness and industry requirements. The course selections outlined in the models will prepare students for careers in the areas designated. … Continued

Frequently-Asked Questions: GRE and TOEFL Exams

Are entrance examinations other than the GRE considered for your program? The GRE is required for application to our program, and is the only entrance exam accepted for application. Other exams (LSAT, GMAT) are not considered. What must I score on the GRE to be admitted? GRE scores are not the sole criteria for admission, … Continued

Master’s Program: TOEFL or IELTS Test Results

All applicants who received their primary and secondary education in countries where English is not the official language must provide proof of English language ability. The University of Missouri Graduate School accepts scores from either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Applicants from the … Continued

Master’s Program: Letters of Recommendation

Three letters of recommendation are required. The letters may be from faculty at your school, from professional references, or from others whom you believe will provide substantive information about your interests and abilities. How the online recommendation process works: Click the Recommendation Provider List button on the recommendation request page within the MU Graduate School … Continued