Even in a rapidly evolving media environment, in-depth reporting and advanced storytelling skills are in high demand by employers.

Our five-course graduate certificate in literary or long-form journalism is offered exclusively online. It provides working professionals and recent undergraduate students from varied writing backgrounds with a competitive advantage through the study of communication theory, reporting and research methods, and literary journalism. This is a professional-based program designed to provide the innovative narrative nonfiction skills required of today’s—and tomorrow’s—journalists. 

Additionally, courses taken in the program will apply toward a master's degree in journalism.

Courses You Will Take

  • JOUR 601 Studies in Journalism and Communication Theory
  • JOUR 613 Seminar in Literary Journalism
  • JOUR 614 Writing Literary Journalism
  • JOUR 615 Reporting and Research Methods
  • JOUR 698 Special Topics: Storytelling

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