Programs

Our degree programs meet the needs of both new and experienced journalists.

Areas of Study

Data
Documentary
Investigative
Multimedia
Broadcast
Business
Audio
Arts
Politics
International
Science
Writing

Compare M.S. & M.A.

M.S.

Who should apply:

  • Applicants with zero to three years of experience
  • Career changers
  • Practicing journalists looking to develop new skills and take their work to higher levels

Applicants can work in multiple platforms and have the following options:

  • General M.S., dual degree and part‐time programs
  • Specializations in data, investigative and documentary journalism

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M.A.

Who should apply:

  • Experienced journalists with three to 15 years experience who want to go deeper into a specialized subject area, further hone their skills and advance their careers

Applicants choose from the following areas of concentration:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Business & Economics
  • Politics & Global Affairs
  • Science, Environment & Medicine

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Knight-Bagehot Fellowship

Spencer Fellowship

The Spencer Fellowship offers an extraordinary opportunity for journalists and educators in- and outside of the U.S. to spend an academic year at Columbia University researching and producing journalism about a significant topic in education.