18 months
39834 USD/year
39834 USD/year
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The program in Journalism at University of Miami includes coursework that prepares a student to be a writer and/or designer for print media and the internet.


Key facts

The Journalism program at University of Miami is an intensive combination of academic study and hands-on practice designed to develop competitive, high-level, cross-platform digital storytelling skills appropriate for today’s media landscape. Students take a common core of courses designed to provide a foundation in all aspects of contemporary journalism. Beyond that, students have the opportunity to focus their work in a particular area of study, including broadcast journalism, news and feature writing, and various aspects of multimedia journalism.

Through a combination of journalism courses and related courses offered by other programs, students may also concentrate some of their work in particular areas of interest (e.g., sports reporting, journalism for social change or international journalism). The program begins in the fall semester and lasts for 18 months. No prior training or experience in journalism is required.


The MA program in Journalism program at the University of Miami strives to prepare its students to conduct journalistic research and to turn that information into dynamic content—written, audio, video, digital—for presentation to global media audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Methods for Mass Communication Research
  • Multimedia Design
  • Media Law and Ethics Seminar
  • Infographics And Data Visualization
  • Seminar in Visual Storytelling
  • The Business Of Modern Journalism
  • Internship In Journalism And Media Management
  • Comparative Media Systems
  • Newswriting and Reporting Seminar
  • Computer-Assisted Reporting
  • Television News Reporting
  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Reporting and the Internet

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Request one official transcript from each post-secondary institution (college or university) that you have attended. A baccalaureate degree is required from an accredited institution.
  • Letters of recommendation can be submitted online
  • Students should send their official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Students should submit a 500 word typed statement of academic and professional goals.
  • TOEFL (if applicable) scores from ETS
  • A copy of passport.
  • Copy of diploma with English translation for degrees earned outside of the United States.
  • Official / original transcripts with English translation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19917 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    39834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19917 USD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 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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