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.

M.A. in Journalism

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Award-Winning Special Reports

Check out some notable multimedia projects produced by our students.

Stop the Mold
STOP THE MOLD

Our reporters teamed with the New York Daily News to expose the scourge of mold in New York City public housing.

Voiceless
Voiceless

At look at how access to interpretation services can mean a matter of life or death for Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence.

The Missing
The Missing

Our reporters tells the heartbreaking stories of the search for lost New Yorkers.

Predator's Web
Predator’s Web

An investigation into the growing global online pedophile trade.

The Holy Land at an Impasse
THE HOLY LAND AT AN IMPASSE

Our team traveled to Israel for an on-the-ground look at grassroots peace efforts.

Counterfeit Ed
COUNTERFEIT ED

An examination of now local for-profit schools sell vulnerable students on inflated hopes for a better life.

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Sample Curriculum

All students follow the same curriculum in the first semester. In the second and third semesters, schedules will vary depending on subject concentration, media interests, and electives.

Semester I  (Fall)
*Craft of Journalism I
*Legal and Ethical Issues
* Fundamentals of Multimedia Storytelling: Radio & TV
*Fundamentals of Multimedia Storytelling: Interactive Journalism

Semester 2  (Spring)
*Craft of Journalism II or Craft II – Broadcast
One course in student’s subject concentration
Two electives, including media courses

Summer
Summer Internship

Semester 3 (Fall)
Two courses in student’s subject concentration
Two electives, including media courses

*Required courses