Genetically modified foods … climate change … vaccines … stem cell research … evolution. Americans persistently misunderstand, misrepresent or disregard the science behind these hot-button issues and others.
Students of the Journalism - Science and Environmental Journalism at University of Arizona write stories, shoot photographs and produce infographics that illuminate the wonders and complexities of science and environmental discoveries, issues and the people behind them. The School of Journalism provides many opportunities for students through extensive faculty experience, a wide range of experts at the University of Arizona and study abroad in Costa Rica. Students develop skills and knowledge that will set them apart from their peers.
School of Journalism
The School of Journalism's mission is to prepare students to face the complex challenges confronting journalists in the 21st century. In the school's computer laboratories and seminar rooms, students work on stories that appear in real-world news media, and study the political, economic, legal and ethical issues that journalists face in the global information age.
In addition, see the Academic Plan information about our master's degree in Bilingual Journalism and our Studies of Global Media online master's program.
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- Environmental Journalism (also offered in Costa Rica in summer)
- Issues in Covering Science and the Environment
- Science Journalism
- Internship specializing in science or environmental journalism
- Reporting with Multimedia
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesJournalism Environmental Sciences View 643 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Statement of Purpose (one to two pages) explaining how this program will help you achieve your goals.
- Résumé/Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcripts
- The names and contact information of those who will be your recommenders.
- Two to three journalistic writing samples in print, audiovisual or online format that exemplify your best work; reasearch papers are also acceptable if you don't have journalistic samples.
- GRE is not required.
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Tucson
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.