Master of Arts in American Journalism
New York University

Program Details

New York University offers an online journalism degree, the Master of Arts in American Journalism.  This is a very hands-on degree with great flexibility, allowing students to choose their own beats and report and write the stories that matter to them.  You will conduct research and do actual reporting in the city where you live, record interviews, and gather facts on the ground.  Then this journalism degree helps you learn to write stories on a wide variety of topics in various styles. 

Students will learn about the kind of journalism that most interests them, including:

  • Beat Reporting
  • Magazine Feature Writing
  • Arts & Cultural Critic
  • Audio Storyteller
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Broadcast News


  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Personal Statement
  • Three writing samples
  • Letters of Recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education