Whether you're an experienced journalist or a new media professional, our five-course graduate-level certificate in emerging media and visual reporting can help you further your career.

In this exclusively online program by the Department of Journalism, you will study advanced media technology and digital storytelling techniques for visual reporting.

Additionally, upon consultation with the graduate program director, some courses taken in the certificate program may apply toward a master’s degree in journalism.

Program Requirements




  • Introduction to Visual Reporting
  • Digital Media Boot Camp
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Social and Cross-Media Storytelling

For course numbers and descriptions, please consult our Graduate Catalog.

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Are you interested in our program? Then it’s time to apply!

You do not need to take the GRE to be considered for admission.

You may begin taking courses for this program in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters. The deadline to apply is two weeks before the start of the term.