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    Jun 19, 2024  
American University Catalog 2017-2018 
American University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Journalism and Digital Storytelling (MA)

Offered by the School of Communication , this weekend MA program is designed for working professionals whose schedules make Saturday classes an excellent alternative to full-time study. This innovative master’s program offers intensive instruction in multiplatform reporting with a focus on cutting-edge online storytelling skills using data and data visualizations, audio, video and photography. This focus on storytelling through the written word and new technology allows the student, much like the industry, adaptability and flexibility in today’s ever-changing media marketplace.

Admission to the Program

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for graduate study, official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a 1,000-word essay on the applicant’s commitment to pursuing graduate study in the program are submitted with the application.

Some students may be required to take COMM-050 Boot Camp for Journalists (0)  at the start of the program after a skills assessment from the program director.

Degree Requirements

Course Requirements