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Program Requirements

The program is designed both for persons with extensive journalistic experience, and for those who do not have such experience but who demonstrate superior writing and research ability on par with the peer group.

The Master of Journalism program is comprised of 42 credits total.

Students are required to take 33 credits from the following core areas:

  • Journalism Practice
  • Media Studies
  • Directed Studies
  • Research and Writing

The 33 credits must be made up of 21 credits of required coursework and 12 credits of Journalism electives. Please see the School website for the list of required courses (under Degree Requirements).

Students must take an additional 9 credits in academic studies outside Journalism; only 3 of the 9 credits can be undergraduate courses at the 300- to 400- level.

Coursework must be determined in consultation with the Director.

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