Graduate Certificate in Journalism

Both professionals and master's students in other disciplines desire to understand the processes of gathering, organizing, presenting and disseminating news and information in text, audio and visual forms across news media platforms.

In this 10-credit graduate journalism certificate program, you will learn the newest innovative media technology and understand the influence and effects of media in society. These skills and knowledge are basic to a professional or student in any career.

Topics covered in the program include:

  • JRN 802 (1 credit) Journalism Proseminar
  • JRN 804 (3 credits) Journalism Studies Seminar
  • JRN 805 (3 credits) Disruptions in Journalism
  • JRN 806 (3 credits) Contemporary Issues in Journalism

If you are new to MSU, then you need to apply and enroll in these courses as a lifelong education student.


Questions about this concentration? Please reach out to:

Lucinda D. Davenport Ph.D.
Director of Journalism Graduate Studies