Journalism, M.Sc. | Quinnipiac University | Hamden, United States
12 months
1095 USD/credit 32850 USD/year
1095 USD/credit 32850 USD/year
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Journalism at Quinnipiac University places you at the forefront of this evolution, teaching you how to create engaging stories across numerous platforms while maintaining the highest commitment to integrity and professionalism.


Journalism at Quinnipiac University molds multitalented writers, reporters and producers who can tell compelling stories across all distribution platforms. Our 30-credit curriculum blends the traditional with the contemporary, featuring a core that emphasizes digital production, reporting, storytelling and ethics. Our flexible, elective structure enables students to explore unique areas of inquiry focused on subjects such as arts and culture, race, politics and public health. 

Learning outcomes

This area of inquiry will form the basis of a required, two-semester multimedia capstone project. During your capstone, you’ll collaborate with a faculty adviser as you produce work that demonstrates high levels of professional polish, creative vitality and journalistic integrity.At the heart of our program is an emphasis on real-time learning and real-world experience. 

The production facilities within the Ed McMahon Mass Communications Center support both studio and remote productions, and feature the same state-of-the-art news gathering, audio and video equipment you’ll encounter as a professional. Here, you’ll master the latest technology and learn the most innovative techniques for producing, editing and presenting information to the public. As you develop an eclectic skillset, you’ll also learn about the business from seasoned professionals — our faculty. They’ll inspire you to harness your passion, take the lead and get serious about your career in journalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reporting and Fact-Checking
  • Digital Essentials
  • Digital News Production
  • Media Law & Ethics
  • Capstone Proposal

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The program will accept applications up to 1 or 2 weeks prior to the start


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges attended, whether or not grades were earned
  • Secondary school transcript with graduation date, unless an associate’s degree was earned
  • Advanced placement transcripts
  • International baccalaureate transcripts; International students should send official transcripts to World Education Services (WES) for certification and evaluation of credit and request that Quinnipiac University receive the results. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1095 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    32850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1095 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Hamden

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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