It is one of the only fully bilingual programs in the country. Graduates will acquire a robust set of skills in both Spanish and English that will translate into a significant competitive edge in the workplace.
Graduates of the degree in Bilingual Journalism at University of Arizona will acquire a robust set of skills in both Spanish and English that will translate into a significant competitive edge in the workplace. Students must be fluent in English and Spanish or English and Portuguese. Innovation and new models of storytelling in the digital age also set this master’s degree apart from other programs.
Students will explore entrepreneurial models of journalism, such as crowd-funding and nonprofit or donor-based hyperlocal and translocal projects. In addition, students will practice innovative ways of reporting and disseminating news for non-legacy media by incorporating the conversational style of the internet, social media, community engagement and advanced understanding of their audiences.
This program is offered by the School of Journalism in collaboration with the Center of Latin American Studies, the Department of Mexican American Studies and the Department of Spanish & Portuguese. It is designed for students who have a journalism background as well as those who have no previous journalism experience. Part-time students are welcome.
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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- Latinx and News Media in the United States
- Global Latinx Diasphoric Transnationalism and News Media
- Covering Latinx Affairs I: Bilingual Multimedia Reporting Audio Production (taught in Spanish)
- Covering Latinx Affairs II: Bilingual Multimedia Reporting Video Production (taught in Spanish)
- Bilingual Internship
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- 12 months
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- A bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona or from an accredited college or university recognized by the University of Arizona
- A grade point average of 3.0 or higher
- Statement of Purpose
- Writing Sample
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.