Graduate Certificate - Journalism - Graduate Certificate

Journalism - Graduate Certificate
Program Code:
JRNGC_GRC2 Journalism
Program Level:
Award Type:
College of Communication Arts and Sciences

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

College of Communication Arts and Sciences

School of Journalism

Graduate Study
Journalism - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Journalism is designed to help students understand the fundamental processes of gathering, organizing, presenting and disseminating news and information in various text, audio and visual forms for different news media platforms. Students learn about the field of journalism studies, the variety of disruptions that continually shape and reshape the field and the newest innovative media technology. They develop an understanding of the influence and effects of media in society.


To be considered for admission into the Graduate Certificate in Journalism, applicants must have completed a bachelor's degree. For additional information, refer to the Admission section in the Graduate Education section of this catalog.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Journalism

Students must complete all of the following courses (10 credits):
JRN 802 Journalism Proseminar 1
JRN 804 Journalism Studies Seminar 3
JRN 805 Disruptions in Journalism 3
JRN 806 Contemporary Issues in Journalism 3