Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism trains students from across the world to become accomplished, high impact journalists. We prepare our graduates to uncover important stories and explain complexities that the public must understand to navigate these challenging times. Our innovative programs have been honed for a century, providing students the foundation and opportunity not only to succeed, but to shape the future of journalism.
Our degree programs, including a Master of Science degree, a Master of Arts degree and a Ph.D. in Communications, are intensive, rigorous and demanding.
The Master of Science degree is a 10-month program appropriate for students who are interested in developing and honing their skills in journalism, using words, data, images and sound. Using New York City as their laboratory, students in the M.S. program learn how to think critically and deeply, to be both ethical and street smart. The deadline to apply is December 15.
The Master of Arts in Specialized Journalism is a 9-month program appropriate for students who already have the bedrock skills of the profession, but would like to develop expertise in one of four areas: Arts & Culture, Business, Politics & Global Affairs, or Science, Environment & Health. Students in this program generally have significant professional experience already, and are ready to go deeper in their work. They take courses at the Journalism School and in other departments at Columbia University, de
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