Columbia Journalism School
  • Fellows

    Tow Selects New Fellows

    Tow Center for Digital Journalism has selected 31 research fellows based around the world who will research a range of projects. Read more

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    Two J-School Grads Selected to Be Fellows

    Alaska Dispatch News has just launched a reporting fellowship program exclusive to Columbia J-school grads. Fellows will focus on coverage of the Arctic. Photo: "Sterling Highway" by Steve Lyon Read more

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    Doc Team Wins Grant

    #cjs14 Jasper Rischen-Pierce and Saila Huusko have won a Vision Maker Media grant of $100,000 for the film "Remember My Name," which examines the world of LGBTQ rights and the meaning of identity in the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. Read more

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    Security Tools Are Lacking for Journalists

    Researchers of a new study at the Tow Center and the University of Washington probed security habits of journalists and found a number of security weaknesses. Photo: Esther Vargas Read more

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    Tell Great Stories

    Recent graduates talk about what it's like to attend the J-School and discuss their careers after graduation. 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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