School of Communication and Media


Journalism (BA)
Journalism Minor

Television and Digital Media (BA) with Concentrations in:

Audio/Sound Design
Sports Media and Journalism
Television Production

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If you are applying as a Freshman, what high school are you currently attending?

If you are applying as a transfer student, what college or university are you currently attending?

If you are applying as a transfer student, will you have achieved an Associate's Degree before entering MSU?

If you are a current MSU student wishing to change your Major or add a Journalism Minor, what is your current Major?

Intended Semester entry:

Please select your intended program from the list below. You can apply to only ONE program:

Please select a preferred interview date. If you are applying to the Minor in Journalism, you do NOT have to attend an interview. Your application MUST be received 10 days before your selected interview date:

(Incoming Freshman only) Enter your SAT Score (optional; as it would appear on your transcript, if available):

Enter your Cumulative GPA as it appears on your transcript (A MINIMUM OF 3.0 IS REQUIRED TO APPLY):

In approximately 200 words, tell us about a creative project you completed or about an issue in communication and media that especially intrigues you.

In approximately 200 words, (a) describe any interests and experiences you may have had that relate to your intended major; and (b) indicate which course descriptions from the curriculum you think would especially support your career objectives. If your interest in a major now differs from your University application, please indicate.

[Note: Type the following URL into your browser to access curriculum and course descriptions for all majors:]

RESUME: Submit a resume that describes your work, education and extra-curricular activities. Where applicable, include clubs, technology skills, as well as leadership and other experiences that may demonstrate your interest in communication and media. Email the attachment to at the same time you submit this application (In the subject heading of the email, type: "Resume for applicant [your name]")

Within ten days, you will receive an e-mail confirmation from the Admissions Coordinator in the School of Communication & Media that your application has been received. If your application meets all minimum requirements (e.g. 3.0 GPA), you will receive a second e-mail with further instructions. Please ensure that you check your e-mail frequently so that you receive notifications in time.