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FSU SLIS Graduate School

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FSU College of Communication and Information graduate education at the School of Library and Information Studies, LIS Masters' degree - see http://slis.fsu.edu for more information.

FSU College of Communication and Information graduate education at the School of Library and Information Studies, LIS Masters' degree - see http://slis.fsu.edu for more information.

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  • 1. Going to Graduate School
    • The Florida State University College of Communication & Information
  • 2. Overview
    • Why consider a graduate degree?
    • CCI graduate programs
    • Communication programs
    • Communication Science & Disorders programs
    • Library & Information Studies programs
    • What to do before graduation
    • Admissions
    • Paying for graduate school
    • Career Center assistance
    • Additional resources
  • 3. Why Consider Earning a Graduate Degree?
    • Bachelor’s degree = Introduction to broad fields
    • Graduate school: Specialization
    • Interdisciplinary fields
    • Professionally-oriented programs
  • 4. Benefits to being a graduate student
    • Smaller classes
    • Workshops for graduate students
    • Scholars Commons in Strozier Library
    • Office of Graduate Fellowships -- research funding
    • Consideration for Graduate Assistantships
    • Keep your student discounts!
  • 5. Office of Graduate Fellowships Services
    • One-on-one fellowship and award consultations with graduate students to identify potential resources
    • Advice on the application process
    • Assistance with applications, including proposal revision
    • Mentoring throughout the award process
    • Workshops on graduate fellowships and awards
  • 6. Benefits of a graduate education
    • Marketability
    • Income
    • Increased networking
    • Depth of knowledge
  • 7. Graduate Programs in CCI
    • Master’s Programs
    • Advanced Master’s Programs
    • Dual Degree Programs
    • Advanced Master’s Programs
    • Ph.D. Programs
    • Specialist Programs
    • Graduate Certificate Programs
  • 8. School of Communication
    • Master’s Degrees (MS, MA):
    • Media and Communication Studies
    • Integrated Marketing Communication
    • Corporate and Public Communication
    • (Panama City campus)
    • Doctoral Degree (Ph.D):
    • Communication
  • 9. School of Communication
    • Graduate Certificates:
    • Digital Video Production
    • Hispanic Marketing Communication
    • Project Management
  • 10. School of Communication Science & Disorders
    • Master’s Degrees (MS, MA)
    • Speech Language Pathology (Campus)
    • Speech Language Pathology (Online)
    • Advanced Master’s Degree (AMS)
    • Speech Language Pathology
    • Doctoral Degree (Ph.D)
    • Communication Science & Disorders
  • 11. School of Library & Information Studies
    • Master’s degrees (MA, MS):
    • Library & Information Studies
    • School Library Media
    • Dual Degree (J.D./M.S.) in Law & LIS
    • Specialist (post-Master’s) Degree:
    • Library & Information Studies
    • Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.):
    • Information Studies
  • 12. SLIS Graduate Certificates
    • Leadership and Management
    • Museum Studies (requires some on campus work)
    • Reference Services
    • School Library Media Leadership
    • Web Design
    • Youth Services
  • 13. Admissions
    • Research program for application requirements and deadlines
    • Take the required standardized graduate admissions test
    • Submit all requested materials by deadline
    • Apply early
    • Visit www.admissions.fsu.edu & http://slis.cci.fsu.edu for detailed information
  • 14. Paying for Graduate School A Two-Step Process
  • 15. Launch Your Search for Free Money
    • Search for money in the form of:
    • Tuition waivers
    • Fellowships, scholarships
    • Teaching and Research Assistantships
    • Places to look include:
    • The department or school where you plan to study
    • The college’s scholarship Web site
    • Web search for private scholarships
  • 16. Apply for Federal Aid
    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov
    • What is the FAFSA? The application for loans, grants and work study
    • When? As soon as possible after January 1
    • Remember: Loans are your investment in YOU!
  • 17. Career Center Assistance
    • Research career fields that require an advanced or professional degree
    • Talk to a career advisor to determine which area of graduate study and degree is best for you
    • Get help in preparing your personal statement, resume/vita, and related admissions materials
    • Develop a professional portfolio to highlight your qualifications
  • 18. Resources
    • CCI Web site www.cci.fsu.edu
    • Admissions www.fsu.edu/students/prospective/admissions
    • Career Center www.career.fsu.edu
    • Financial Aid www.financialaid.fsu.edu
    • The Graduate School gradschool.fsu.edu
  • 19. Thank you!