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Master of Science in Journalism

Find new ways to tell the stories society needs

Expand Your Skills in Journalism Fundamentals:



Storytelling - across traditional and digital platforms

Help Address Society's Emerging Needs:

Data analysis and visualization

Solutions-based journalism

Principles of inclusive engagement

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33-credit Master of Science in Journalism

Tell the stories we need to understand our world, engage with each other respectfully, and improve our society.

Admissions Requirements:

Bachelor's degree with at least a 3.0 GPA

Official transcripts

Three references

500-word personal statement

TOEFL scores for international applicants who trained in non-English-speaking schools and live in a non-English-speaking country 

Optional Application Materials:

GRE scores

Samples of journalistic or other relevant work


Fall 2022

International: May 1, 2022
Domestic: May 1, 2022


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Required Courses

JRN 510: Reporting & Writing for Journalism

JRN 520: Multimedia Journalism

JRN 521: Solutions Journalism

JRN 577: Communication Law & Ethics

JRN 583: Principles of Inclusive Engagement

JRN 560: Graduate Internship

JRN 600: Master's Project in Journalism

JRN 615: Data Storytelling

Sample Electives

JRN 525: Health, Environment, Science & Technology Reporting

JRN 526: Building & Assessing Communication Strategies

JRN 550: Investigative Reporting Techniques

JRN 603: Storytelling & Narrative Design

JRN 605: Environmental Communication