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M.A. in Social Journalism

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FAQs

The 33-credit degree requires one year to complete, including the summer.

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Curriculum

All courses are required.

Semester I  (Spring)
Metric and Outcomes
Community Engagement
Information Gathering and Reporting
Social Media Tools

Semester 2  (Summer)
Writing for Social Media
Design and Development
Ethical and Legal Considerations
Data Skills

Semester 3  (Fall)
Business Skills
Community Practicum

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Student Work

Social journalism students participate in collaborative projects that emphasize the depth of community engagement at the core of the program.

Graduates of the social journalism program have moved on to positions at Univision, ProPublica, Sports Illustrated, Meetup, and Planned Parenthood, among others.

Contact Us

Contact us if you have any questions about the M.A. in Social Journalism program or its application process.

Carrie Brown
Director of M.A. in Journalism
carrie.brown@journalism.cuny.edu

Marisa Osorio

Marisa Osorio
Assistant Director of Admissions
marisa.osorio@journalism.cuny.edu