Graduate Certificate in Journalism / Literary Journalism
Ball State University

Program Details

An online Graduate Certificate in Journalism is available from Ball State University with a concentration in Literary Journalism.  You will study communication theory, reporting and research methods, and literary journalism in this online liberal arts degree.  This is a professional-based program designed to provide the innovative nonfiction skills required of today’s journalists.  This exclusively online program also prepares future journalists for successful careers. 

Students will complete these courses:

  • 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

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission