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Graduate Certificate in Journalism / Literary Journalism

Program Details

Ball State University offers an online Graduate Certificate in Journalism with a concentration in Literary Journalism. Students will study communication theory, reporting and research methods, and literary journalism. This is a professional-based program designed to provide the innovative narrative nonfiction skills required of today’s—and tomorrow’s—journalists.

The following courses are offered:

  • Studies in Journalism and Communication Theory
  • Seminar in Literary Journalism
  • Writing Literary Journalism
  • Reporting and Research Methods
  • Special Topics: Storytelling


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

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications