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Dual Degree Programs

Medill IMC partners with top global universities to offer dual degree master's programs. Through the dual degree programs, students earn a master's degree at their respective university, then come to Medill to earn the Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications degree at an accelerated pace (three quarters, full-time). Graduates are conferred two degrees by the two universities, respectively.

Peking University

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We currently offer a dual degree program with the School of Journalism and Communication at Peking University (PKU). The program enables PKU students to enroll in the Medill IMC program upon successful completion of a master's degree program at PKU.

Interested students should submit an application according to the following process and timeline:

Step Deadline
Once enrolled at PKU, submit an initial application to PKU* 15 February
Shortlisted students apply online for Medill IMC admission via Medill’s website* 15 March
Receive result notification from Medill 15 April
Confirm offer of admission 15 May
Enroll at Medill Fall Quarter (September)
*Documents Required for Initial Application for PKU and for Medill Admissions
  1. An application form;
  2. One-page personal statement outlining personal goals and research interests;
  3. GRE or GMAT test scores;
  4. TOEFL and IELTS or Duolingo report;
  5. Academic transcripts from all universities attended;
  6. Two letters of reference;
  7. Admissions interview; and
  8. Medill application fee

If you have questions regarding the application process at PKU, please contact Dong Jing at If you have questions regarding the application process at Medill, please contact Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Tatyana Rodriguez.