Syracuse University

900 South Crouse Ave., Syracuse, NY 13244

Program Details

Syracuse University offers the online Master of Science in Communications with a specialization in Journalism Innovation. The media landscape is in a constant state of disruption, which creates both challenges and opportunities for today's journalists. Students will gain skills and techniques that help discover and tell stories in new ways using cutting-edge digital technologies. 

Skills obtained with this degree include:

  • Data journalism
  • Visualizing data in news stories
  • Multimedia content for mobile and desktop
  • Leveraging social media for news
  • Harnessing emerging tech trends for news
  • 360 video and virtual reality

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      Mostly Online
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      Per Semester Credit
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    Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution with a cumulative GPA of B (3.0) or higher. GRE & GMAT scores are not required for admission, but applicants may submit official scores if they feel it will benefit their application. International applicants must submit TOEFL scores and complete a video interview. Must attend two immersion experiences during the course of your studies. A completed application must include the following: Online application, Application fee, Resume, Personal statement, Transcripts, Letters of recommendation.

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    Middle States Commission on Higher Education


    Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Delaware, District of Columbia

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