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Digital Innovation in Journalism Studies (MA)

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Degree
Master of Arts (MA)
Department
Faculty
Program type
Thesis, Course-based
Primary campus
Loyola (LOY)
Duration
2 years
Credits
45 credits
Start term
Fall, Winter, Summer

Program overview

The Digital Innovation in Journalism MA is grounded in both the traditional and contemporary frameworks of journalism studies. It pushes the next generation of researchers—truth seekers, storytellers and catalysts for change—to explore the rapidly evolving digital media landscape.

This one-of-a kind master's program looks into the future of the profession with a unique focus on innovation and new approaches to journalism. Through seminars and lab sessions, you’ll develop critical thinking skills to enhance your understanding of how digital storytelling is redefining traditional mediums such as print, television and radio. Over a two-year period, you’ll gain practical training and a strong research foundation, culminating in a graduate thesis or final essay.

Program structure

Admission requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.30 scale.
  • Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the Graduate Admission page for further information on the Language Proficiency requirements and exemptions.

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