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Our graduate programs are designed to give students flexibility in achieving their academic and career goals. Whether you are a professional looking to deepen your skills or transition to a career in journalism or have an interest in communication research and seek foundational development and experience in methodology and theory our M.A. and interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs offer a variety of options to help you realize your goals.

Program Overview

The M.A. in Journalism graduate program is geared toward professional and academic career interests - many students have different backgrounds and different reasons for pursuing a master's degree. Our program requires students to create an in-depth project to show to prospective employers, attain an internship to open doors to a new job or develop a thesis to gain experience in research and theory in a topic that inspires them.

Graduate Certificate in Journalism



In this 9-credit program, students learn about 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.

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