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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

Higher Learning Commission