How to Apply

Deadlines and Requirements

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.

Dates and Deadlines

M.A. in Journalism*


Application Deadline
January 31, 2018, 11:59 EST

Admission Decisions Emailed
Mid March, 2018

Classes Begin
Late August, 2018

*Note to Spanish-language program applicants: Students admitted to the Spanish-language concentration are not automatically admitted to the other programs. If they decided to switch concentrations once they have been admitted, their applications will need to be reviewed by a new committee. 

M.A. in Social Journalism


Application Deadline
January 31, 2018, 11:59 EST

Admission Decisions Emailed
Mid-March, 2018

Classes Begin
Late August, 2018

M.A. in Entrepreneurial Journalism


Application Deadline
January 31, 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

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