Columbia Journalism School
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    Career Expo 2015

    The largest journalism job fair in the country takes place on Saturday, March 28. With 142 companies registered and nearly 300 recruiters, it's the largest lineup in J-school history. Here, '14 job seekers pause for a selfie. Read more

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    Student Reporting Trip in India

    The Covering Religion seminar returns from an 11-day study tour of sacred sites. Before leaving, the group met with Times of India editors in Ahmedabad. Photo: Han Zhang Read more

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    Going to Columbia Journalism School

    Recent graduates talk about their experience at the J-School and what it's like in the workforce after graduation. Read more

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    Joint Project Launches

    The New York World and WNYC released a new project today on fatal traffic crashes in New York City in 2015. 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.

Important Dates

  • Mar 28

    Career Expo 2015

    We are filled to capacity and look forward to hosting the 143 companies registered to attend. Save the day for Expo 2016: Saturday April 2nd.

  • Apr 24

    Alumni Weekend 2015

    Reconnect and rediscover the school and the great city that was once your laboratory.

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