Indiana University

Indiana University School of Journalism

M.A. in Journalism

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Graduate students come to IU School of Journalism from Indiana and from all over the world. Some recently completed college. Others are at an important transition point in life, personally or professionally.

The M.A. is right for you if you want:
  • to work with talented faculty and students who will challenge and support you
  • to specialize
  • to learn new concepts and journalism styles
  • to prepare for potential leadership or become an entrepreneur
  • to consider teaching or a Ph.D.
  • to earn credentials that set you apart
  • to study and live at a great university
You may opt to complete your degree in one year. Learn about other options:

Bloomington campus sequences:

In addition to a comprehensive journalism master’s degree, you may choose from six sequences: global journalism, digital journalism, science and health journalism, political journalism, professional and research. Each consists of 30 credit hours and includes either a thesis or a specialized reporting project.


Indianapolis campus sequences:


Dual degrees

Students may work in other schools and departments to earn the following degrees in addition to a master’s degree in journalism:
  • Master’s of Library Science
  • Master’s of Public Affairs
  • Master’s of Science in Environmental Science
  • Master’s of Arts in Folklore and Ethnomusicology
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence
For information on the dual degrees available and their requirements, consult the Graduate School Bulletin.


Contact:

  • Graduate Admissions at 812-855-1701 or by email.