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Continuing Education Workshops
Build your technical, reporting and digital skills through the Journalism School's Continuing Education programs in social media, data visualization, multimedia storytelling and meet newsroom challenges. Non-credit-bearing, professional development courses are taught by world-class experts from our permanent and adjunct faculties, and often held on evenings and weekends.
Learn to find, use and visualize data for readers; investigative reporting techniques and sourcing stories; data journalism; web design for multiple platforms; shooting/editing video, including on smartphones; global economics reporting and more. Supported fellowships range from a weeklong workshops on trauma in journalism to a yearlong program on education coverage, and our Punch Sulzberger Executive Leadership Program.
We welcome journalists from all over the world who travel to New York City to attend our programs that range from single-day workshops to our 3-weeklong courses. Proficiency in English is a must, but we do not require any testing to certify ability. And, no special visas are required of international journalists to participate in our programs.
Journalism School alumni receive a 10 percent enrollment fee discount, and alumni of our Continuing Education program and Columbia faculty and staff receive a 5 percent reduction.
In addition, Columbia Journalism School has strong affiliation with, or directly administers, several prestigious professional fellowships and programs, including:
For over 60 years, the Columbia Publishing Course has been training young men and women for careers as editors, literary agents, publishers, designers, publicists and more. Graduates can be found in every kind of job, at major magazines and publishing houses across the nation.
Learn more about Publishing Course dates and applications.