The CUNY J-School will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 2017. There are no classes on Nov. 24, but the campus will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

How to Apply

Deadlines and Requirements

Dates and Deadlines

M.A. in Journalism*


Application Deadline
January 5, 2018, 11:59 EST

Admission Decisions Emailed
Mid March, 2018

Classes Begin
Late August, 2018

*includes Spanish-language concentration

M.A. in Social Journalism


Application Deadline
January 5, 2018, 11:59 EST

Admission Decisions Emailed
Mid-March, 2018

Classes Begin
Late August, 2018

M.A. in Entrepreneurial Journalism


Application Deadline
January 5, 2018, 11:59 EST

Admission Decisions Emailed
Mid March, 2018

Classes Begin
Late August, 2018

Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism*


Application Deadline
September 30, 2017, 11:59 EST

Admission Decisions Emailed
Decisions will be made on a rolling basis

Program Dates
January 16 – May 18, 2018

*Get pre-application feedback by filling out this form.

Requirements Checklist

You MUST have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution comparable in standard and content to a bachelor’s degree from a CUNY college.

International students: If you are unsure if our school accepts your degree, please contact admissions@journalism.cuny.edu.