Columbia Journalism School
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    M.A. Grad Co-Writes Screenplay

    MA ’07 Basharat Peer, journalist and author of Curfewed Nights, co-wrote the screenplay “Haider,” a new cinematic adaptation of Hamlet. Read more

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    First Amendment Center at the J-School

    Columbia Law Professor Tim Wu will head the Saul and Janice Poliak Center for the Study of First Amendment Issues. He will lecture on Oct. 21 about political corruption and the first amendment. Read more

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    Lecture Series Goes to Yale

    Dean Coll will speak about Investigative Reporting in a Time of Surveillance and Big Data. The lecture takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at noon at Yale. Read more

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    Detailed Look at New York Military Gear

    The New York World reports on how more than 120 law enforcement agencies across New York have obtained military-grade equipment through the Pentagon’s 1033 program. Read more

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    Admissions Info Session

    Learn what it's like to be a student at the J-school at the Saturday November 8 info session. Meet Dean Steve Coll, faculty, staff and students, and learn about the admissions process. Read more

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    Specialization in Data Journalism

    Our data specialization, open to part- and full-time students, builds on what we do best: train world-class journalists. Read more

Columbia Journalism School turns students into high-impact journalists.

Our Master of Science students develop fundamental reporting and writing skills and professional ethics—in addition to the digital fluency that 21st-century journalism demands.

Master of Arts students dig deeper. By combining three or more years of professional journalism experience with a concentration of their choosing—such as science, health and the environment, business, politics, or arts & culture—our students become stronger reporters, editors, and producers, able clearly to convey subject-area expertise. 

Our Ph.D. program connects the field of communications with an academic study of the humanities to enhance the understanding of media.

Why Columbia Journalism School?

·       Go digital. Our cutting-edge, revamped program reflects the profound changes in the profession. We teach our students to be 21st-century journalists.

·       Learn from the best. Our faculty members, all distinguished journalists, teach and mentor our students at the only journalism school in the Ivy League.

·       Make New York City your beat. We live and work in the media capital of the world. What better place to uncover, analyze, and explain the important stories of our time?

·       Accelerate your career. In one school year, you’ll develop skills that take years to build in the field—and that will put you at the head of the pack.

·       Be in demand. Our alumni are some of the most respected journalists in the world, and our grads have excellent job prospects.

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