THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA GRADUATE CATALOG
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8.1 PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

The graduate programs in the College of Communication and Information Sciences are administered by the associate dean for graduate studies, by various administrative divisions within the College, and by the Graduate School. The college has one PhD degree program.  It is an interdisciplinary program that draws on all subdivisions of the College and is administered by the associate dean for graduate studies and by the graduate studies committee. The master of arts degree programs are administered by the associate dean, by divisional or department heads, and by department program directors.

All curricula offered by the College of Communication and Information Sciences have been accredited by regional associations. The undergraduate programs in the College are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

FINANCIAL AID

All divisions of the College of Communication and Information Sciences offer a limited number of graduate assistantships to qualified students. The assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis to individuals who can best aid the institution in achieving its research and instructional missions. Students interested in graduate assistantships should apply to the appropriate departments by November 1 for spring semester applications and by April 1 for fall semester applications. Some deadlines vary by departments so check under specific department for deadlines.  February 15 is the deadline for PhD program applications. Other financial aid available from the University is described earlier in this catalog.


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