Five-Year BJ/MA Models

Five-Year BJ/MA Models

Broadcast Management

This program is designed for students who have had substantial professional broadcast experience and want to direct their future careers toward management. [More]

Computer-Assisted Reporting

Today’s best reporters use sophisticated techniques to gather information. Often, this involves tapping into government and non-government databases and analyzing information on computers. [More]

Convergence

The convergence model educates students in the theory and skills of multimedia communication. Students will be prepared for leadership in the areas of print, broadcast and digital news and strategic communication. [More]

Magazine Design

This model is for students who want to focus on designing magazines, from small newsletters to consumer magazines. It focuses on the design and art direction of contemporary magazines, and students have the opportunity for hands-on work at a variety of magazines, including Vox, a weekly city magazine, and the Global Journalist. [More]

Magazine Editing

This model is for students who want to focus on editing magazines, from small newsletters to consumer magazines. It provides the necessary insights into writing and design but focuses on both micro and macro issues of editing contemporary magazines. [More]

Magazine Writing

This model is for students who want to focus on writing for magazines, from small newsletters to consumer magazines. It is designed to provide writing skills, reporting techniques and theoretical frameworks important to a successful writer. [More]

Newspaper Design

A five-year design model make sense for some students because they discover their interest in design late in their undergraduate work. [More]

Public Affairs Reporting

This program is designed for students who have had substantial broadcast reporting training and experience and who want to further their careers in in-depth public affairs reporting. [More]

Reviewing and Reporting on Arts and Entertainment

Since there are very few media that employ critics who do not also report on the business of the art they cover, this master’s model would develop expertise in both areas. [More]

Strategic Communication

The strategic communication model educates students in the principles and practice of all communication designed to create a desired response from a given audience. Students will be prepared for leadership in the areas of advertising, public relations, brand management, media planning and research. [More]