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 14 credits graded A-F (for students applying Spring '21).
  • Viewed the required online 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.

    Fall 2021 Admission Deadline

    February 12, 2021 @ 12 PM (noon)

    Spring 2022 Admission Deadline

    October 1, 2021 @ 12 PM (noon)

    The Application Process

    Step 1:

    Watch a Pre-Major Information Session.

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    Watch the video

    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

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    Learn more about scholarship opportunities.

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