33-credit M.S. in Journalism
Tell stories that help us understand the world, engage with others respectfully, and
Develop meaningful Digital stories based in solutions journalism.
- 3.0 GPA
- Bachelor's degree
- TOEFL scores required for international applicants
- GRE scores optional
- CV or Resume
- Official transcripts from degree-granting colleges/universities
- 500-word personal statement
- 2 academic/professional writing samples or 1 academic/professional and 1 creative work
- 3 letters of recommendation
Early decision for fall enrollment
International student application deadline
Domestic students extended application deadline
Earn your degree on campus
Our approach to journalism emphasizes community engagement
Designed for professional or aspiring journalists, you'll build storytelling skills
to highlight real, growing and overlooked needs in communities and society.
Explore Degree Requirements
In classes, you will learn to:
- Engage and integrate authentic voices from every corner of the community
- Understand media law and uphold journalistic ethics, integrity and a commitment to
- Examine data and use it to tell a story accurately and dynamically
- Question your own biases and recognize how your experiences shape how you see and
interact with individuals and communities
A limited number of courses are available online.
Earn your degre on a timeline that works for you:
If you want to know how long it takes to get a master's in journalism, the answer
is that it's up to you.
You can follow an accelerated path and complete 4 classes each semester, earning your
M.S. in Journalism in a year and a half. If you're balancing graduate work and other
commitments, or simply want to take your time, you can take one course a semester
and finish in 5 years. Or you can fall somehere in between.