Science Communication from University of California, Santa Cruz is focusing entirely on practical training through rigorous coursework and diverse internships. It's the only graduate science writing program in the U.S. that requires a degree in science and experience in research.
Our alumni, more than 350 strong, work as reporters and editors at the nation's top science magazines, online news services, research agencies, universities, and medical centers. About half of our graduates freelance, mainly to live where they wish and to cover the science that captivates them.
- Reporting science news; writing and editing workshop.
- Visual journalism and multimedia instruction
- Social media and video fundamentals.
- Science feature writing;
- Multimedia reporting and storytelling.
- Investigative and policy reporting; profiles.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Media Studies & Mass Media Digital Communication View 347 other Masters in Film, Photography & Media in United States
- A Statement of Purpose is required:
- A Personal History Statement is also required:
- Degree in science or engineering (i.e. bachelor's, master's, postbacc, PhD)
- Academic research or professional experience in your field (six months minimum)
- Three to five strong letters of recommendation
- English Proficiency
- GPA 3.0
International15102 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 12 months.
National15102 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State14178 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14178 USD per year during 12 months.
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