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New Media Photojournalism

George Washington University

24 months
1720 USD/credit 41280 USD/year
1720 USD/credit 41280 USD/year
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The New Media Photojournalism program offered by George Washington University at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is the first of its kind, created to help visual journalists study and address the changing world of photojournalism.


Key facts

Emphasizing strong storytelling skills and fluency in multimedia platforms, the Master of Arts in New Media Photojournalism program at George Washington University incorporates writing, photography, audio, video, and web design to prepare students to work as freelancers, visual reporters, editors, and producers. The program emphasizes the individual as a visual reporter and encourages experimentation with new ways of storytelling, documentation, and editing. The program also encourages its students to explore the latest digital practices taught in conjunction with the enduring fundamentals of visual reporting, editing, and ethics.

Through intensive faculty mentoring in conjunction with a broad and flexible program of study and internship opportunities, students choose and develop their professional paths. In addition to The Washington Post, National Public Radio, National Geographic and Discovery Communications, countless newspapers, magazines, trade journals and major media outlets are located within a five-mile radius of the Corcoran's downtown campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Multimedia Lab
  • NMPJ Seminar I: Image/Impact
  • NMPJ Seminar II: (rotating special topics)
  • Advanced Multi-Media Lab  II: Editing and Production
  • Photojournalism Graduate Seminar III: The Medium and the Message
  • NMPJ Thesis Workshop

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
  • Statement of purpose
  • Portfolio
  • A 3-5 page writing sample, published or unpublished. 
  • An interview is required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    41280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1720 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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