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Doctorate in Journalism and Mass Communication

Financial Support

The school provides up to eight semesters of financial support for Ph.D. students. The generous support package includes:

  • 50 percent graduate teaching assistantship, with an additional scholarship award.
  • A minimum salary of $15,500 paid bi-weekly over nine months, paid through normal university payroll with customary deductions.
  • $4,000 scholarship paid in two installments each year.
  • Assistance in paying for insurance. You will receive the university’s 75 percent contribution toward health insurance coverage, if you need it.
  • 100 percent tuition waiver for fall and spring semesters.