24 months
17436 USD/year
17436 USD/year
9444 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.Sc. Degree in Journalism from Ohio University's students tailor their plan of study to match their interests, whether they are new to the field or mid-career professionals seeking to update their skills in digital media. 


Program Overview

  • The M.Sc. Degree in Journalism from Ohio University professional classes include: podcasting, mobile journalism, reporting public issues, feature writing, strategic social media, radio and television producing, data journalism, nonfiction book publishing, magazine editing and production, and much more.
  • We also offer a range of more advanced, theoretical courses, including ethics, internet & society; race, class & gender in the media; historical research methods, advanced research methods and theory; in addition to ample opportunities to work one-on-one with individual faculty members.
  • Our students may also take courses in our sister schools in the Scripps College of Communication. This could include interactive web design, photojournalism, infographics and data visualization in the School of Visual Communication. In addition, our students take courses in immersive media (AR & VR) in the School of Media Arts and Studies, while grounding their work in journalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Mass Communication Theory
  • Communication Law
  • Historical Research in Journalism
  • Graphics and Audiences
  • Graphics and Editing
  • Historical Research in Journalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


38 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree 
  • A score of 300 on the GRE (verbal plus quantitative) Note: the GRE is not waivable; 
  • TOEFL of 100 or its equivalent for non-native-English speakers; 
  • IELTS score of at least 6.5 (out of 8) across all four bands: listening, speaking, reading, and writing; 
  • A GPA of 3.0. 
  • Official transcripts from all universities previously attended.
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8718 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    17436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8718 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4722 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Athens

1079 - 1780 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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