Accelerated Graduate Program

Are you a high-achieving student who is looking for a challenging academic climate and new professional opportunities? Then the accelerated program may be the right fit for you! Our program combines the MA program with the senior year of your BA degree to enable you to obtain both a Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Media quickly! Program features include:

  • Your 1st year of graduate school is covered by your undergraduate financial aid, loans, or scholarships.
  • You will be awarded a tuition scholarship of up to $2,000 for the 2nd year of graduate school.
  • Professional opportunities to enhance your post-graduation opportunities.

To apply for graduate study, all prospective students must submit their materials through the UNI Application System.


Application Materials

Please indicate that you are applying for degree status and what semester/year you plan to begin attendance. Applications must be on file by April 1st for full consideration for Fall admission, and by November 1st for Spring admission.

Official TOEFL score of (100), IELTS score of (7.0), or Duolingo score of (120) to be considered for full admission.


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Department of Communication and Media
326 Lang Hall, Cedar Falls
Iowa 50614-0139

phone: (319) 273-2217
fax: (319) 273-7356


Do you have questions?


Ask our Graduate Program Coordinator, Kyle Rudick!
(319) 273-2525
358 Lang Hall