Loyola University Maryland

Emerging Media

Emerging Media Fast Track Admission

Current Loyola University Maryland undergraduate students as well as students attending a partner institution are eligible to apply for Fast Track admission to Loyola’s M.A in Emerging Media program. An eligible student may apply to the program after their junior year or during their senior year. The M.A. in Emerging Media Fast Track policy streamlines the admission process for eligible undergraduate students, provided that certain GPA requirements are met.

  • Benefits of the Fast Track Application Process:
  • Guaranteed consideration regardless of undergraduate major
  • 15% tuition discount (Fall 2021 start term and beyond)
  • Application fee waived
  • Résumé waived
  • Letters of recommendation waived

Required Application Materials for Fast Track Admission:

  • Completed online application
  • Fast Track admission form
  • Essay describing how the graduate program aligns with personal or career goals
  • Undergraduate transcript(s) demonstrating a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Satisfactory completion of remaining undergraduate degree coursework, maintaining the minimum GPA requirements

A non-refundable $150 deposit will be required to secure your enrollment submitted within the timeline that is outlined in your acceptance letter from the Office of Graduate Admissions. This deposit will be applied toward the first semester of tuition.

Current Eligible Partner Institutions:

Questions about the M.A. in Emerging Media and the Fast Track Application process can be sent to Maggie Mellott, Admissions Counselor, at mtmellott@loyola.edu.

Greg Hoplamazian, Ph.D.

Greg Hoplamazian, Ph.D.

Dr. Hoplamazian uses research and hands-on opportunities to prepare his students for work in the communication field