How to Apply


How to Apply

Are you ready to be Hubbard School major? First, you need to apply! Here's how.


Before You Apply

Students interested in a Hubbard School major must be admitted to the College of Liberal Arts or another degree-seeking college at the University of Minnesota to apply.

Students are eligible to apply for major status, once they have:

  • Completed or enrolled in JOUR 1001, earning a grade of C or higher
  • Completed or enrolled in 30 credits graded A-F (28 credits graded A-F for students in CLA 1001 and CLA 1002), including a minimum of 13 credits graded A-F at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. NOTE: Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate credits do not count towards these required credit totals
  • Attended or viewed a required Pre-major Information Session

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    Applications to the major are accepted twice each academic year, at the start of fall and spring semesters.

    Spring 2020 Admission Deadline

    Sept 13, 2019 @ 4 PM

    Fall 2020 Admission Deadline

    Jan. 31, 2020 @ 4 PM

    The Application Process

    Step 1:

    Watch or attend a Pre-Major Information Session.

    View Online
    Watch the video
    Attend in person

    25 Murphy Hall
    Friday, January 24, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

    Step 2:

    Explore the Major Handbooks for overviews of each program. You will need the handbooks to complete your Sample Major Program Plan.

    Journalism Handbook Strategic Communication Handbook Mass Communication Handbook

    Step 3:

    Provide a completed application and associated requirements.

    Full Application & Instructions

    Have Questions?

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    Learn more about scholarship opportunities.

    View Scholarship Opportunities