Master of Arts in Journalism
Ball State University

Program Details

Ball State University allows students to earn journalism degrees online through the Master of Arts in Journalism program.  With this liberal arts degree, journalists learn to excel as writers, critical thinkers, and strategists.  You will have the opportunity to take courses and learn from a faculty dedicated to helping students become better reporters and storytellers with an expertise in media analytics.  In addition, you will learn in-depth knowledge of the media industry.  Courses cover data journalism, content strategy, media analytics, data visualizations, research, and literary journalism. 

Students can choose from the following specializations:

  • Reporting and Storytelling
  • Media Analytics and Management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Ball State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)