Frequently Asked Questions
With the exception of those doing a dual degree in computer science at SEAS (School of Engineering and Applied Sciences), dual degree students follow the same curriculum as other M.S. Journalism School students.
Tuition will be charged according to the rates effective at the school in which the student is enrolled each term. However, you may save some tuition by doing the dual-degree program because some of the degrees you can earn in less time than you would if you pursued them separately.
If you receive financial aid from the Journalism School it will only be applied to the Journalism School. The same is true for the other Columbia school you choose to attend.
Yes, you may enroll in one school first and then apply to another school at a later date. However, students must apply to the second school prior to completing half the coursework of the first school. Specifically, for the Journalism School a student must apply to the other Columbia school within the first semester.