Digital Journalism, MA
Director: Brian Moritz, Ph.D.
We are committed to preparing students to be extraordinary and ethical gatherers, analyzers, designers, and communicators of information to diverse audiences. We value creativity and analysis equally, and prepare students to use symphonic thinking in the quest for creative solutions to communications problems. Operating with a reverence for freedom of expression, in an open web environment, we emphasize an understanding our social impact worldwide as professional communicators. We promote personal responsibility, accuracy, professional standards, diversity and ethical principles in all that we do.
The Jandoli School's Master of Arts in Digital Journalism is designed for people with a desire to become digital journalists in a variety of news organizations.
Students will learn the foundational tenants of journalism and apply those best ideals to become leaders in producing ethical journalism for diverse audiences in the digital world.
Building on more than 70 years of educating top journalists and communicators in the Jandoli School, this program will refine your writing skills, deepen your reporting chops and prepare you with a digital skillset to reimagine how stories can be told.
To be admitted into the Master of Arts in Digital Journalism program, students must present
- Undergraduate transcripts showing completion of a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Submission of a writing sample
|DIGITAL JOURNALISM TODAY|
|WRITING AND EDITING|
|SOCIAL MEDIA STORYTELLING|
|CODING & INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING|
|DIGITAL PROJECT I: RESEARCH|
|DIGITAL PROJECT II: REPORTING|
|DIGITAL PROJECT III: PRESENTATION|
To be awarded the Master of Arts in Digital Journalism, a student will be evaluated on:
- A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
- Completion of all 30 credits
- Successful presentation of a digital journalism project