Journalism (MA)

No GRE required to apply

Master modern journalism and gain skills that can be useful far beyond the newsroom. Emerson’s MA in Journalism provides all the tools you need to report and produce news across media platforms. Taking a convergent, multimedia approach to storytelling and news reporting, you’ll explore how to convey relevant messaging through print, broadcast, or online. Our program is open to applicants with an undergraduate degree in almost any discipline and can be completed full-time in 13 months or in two years part-time.

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Reporting From Day One

The news won’t wait, so you’ll start covering news stories on day one with all the tools you need to investigate, uncover, and report the news in text, audio, and video.

Real-World Experience

Gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art newsroom and through an internship with a professional news organization.

Seasoned Faculty

Learn from faculty mentors with industry experience at top news outlets including CNN, CBS, NPR, and the Washington Post.

Why Emerson

Become a creative force at Emerson College, the nation’s premier institution of higher learning devoted to communication and the arts. Emerson College draws independent minds from diverse backgrounds around the world, and our graduate programs offer a creative learning experience in flexible formats that enable you to advance your passion into an inspiring career.