A recording of the Graduation Ceremony on May 20 is available. NPR's Nina Totenberg addressed the audience and received the Columbia Journalism Award, the school's highest honor. Read more
Summer Investigative Reporting Course
Designed by Columbia’s Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism, this three-week institute is for reporters, editors and producers seeking a comprehensive approach to conceiving, researching and writing investigative stories. Read more
Student Doc to Premiere at Film Festival
The film "Born Into This" is scheduled to appear at the Brooklyn Film Festival. The 23-minute doc, directed by #cjs15 Sean Ryon and Lea Scruggs examines the American Dream told through an immigrant father and his son's attempt to break into the world of professional boxing. Read more
West Named Fred Friendly Professor
Betsy West, an award-winning producer and executive with more than 30 years of experience in television news and documentaries, is the new Fred W. Friendly Professor of Media and Society. She will take over on July 1 for Professor Richard Wald who is retiring. Read more
#cjs15 students have selected a Top 11 List of what they believe to be the most provocative experiments in the news media right now in Columbia Journalism Review. Read more
Nail Salon Industry Investigation
Following 14-months of reporting, The New York Times published #cjs08 Sarah Maslin Nir's investigation of corrupt nail salons. Here, she talks about how the story began and the response to the published reports. 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.