Students in the Journalism program at University of Maryland culminates in a review of their journalism portfolio by a panel of faculty and professionals.
There is no thesis requirement for MJ students. Broadcast or multi-platform students may further specialize in investigative, computational/data or sports focuses and may also steer their degree into other types of journalism through course selection. In their last semester, MJ students enroll in a six-credit capstone course in one of the Capital News Service (CNS) bureaus on campus, in Annapolis or Washington, D.C.
- Writing and Editing
- Multimedia Skills
- Theories of Journalism and Public Communication
- News Videography
- Seminar in Mass Media History
- Seminar in Public Affairs Reporting
- Capital News Service: D.C. and Annapolis
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesJournalism Media Studies & Mass Media View 155 other Masters in Journalism in United States
- Statement of purpose (NOTE TO DATA JOURNALISM APPLICANTS: Please outline your interest in data journalism in this statement.)
- Three writing samples
- Three letters of recommendation
- TOEFL for international students
- Portfolio is optional
- GRE is not required
International61416 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
National61416 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State27648 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for College Park
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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