Graduate Certificate in Journalism / Emerging Media and Visual Reporting
Ball State University

Program Details

Ball State University offers an online Graduate Certificate in Journalism with a concentration in Emerging Media and Visual Reporting.  In this online liberal arts degree program students study advanced media technology and digital storytelling techniques for visual reporting.  This is beneficial for experienced journalists, new media professionals, and those in between who can use emerging media and visual reporting to help further their careers.  This is an exclusively online program and some of the courses taken may apply toward a master’s degree in journalism. 

The following courses are offered:

  • Introduction to Visual Reporting
  • Digital Media Boot Camp
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Social and Cross-Media Storytelling


  • Official transcripts
  • 2.75 GPA
  • A bachelor degree is required

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission