What is Journalism at WVU like?
The Reed College of Media’s Master of Science in Journalism program provides students with an advanced understanding of media disciplines, preparing them for careers in the industry or academia.
Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Teaching/Research Professional, Advocacy and Public Interest Communication, Digital Publishing, Media Solutions and Innovation, Reporting and Writing, Television and Visual Journalism.
Students have the opportunity to work with faculty on research projects and to participate in and help lead web-based, immersion journalism projects, such as “West Virginia Uncovered: Multimedia Journalism from the Mountains,” “Starting Over: Loss and Renewal in Katrina’s Aftermath” and “Taking Part: The Artists with Disabilities Project,” and "100 Days in Appalachia."
Each graduate program sets their own term of admission and application deadline. Applicants can only apply for admission for the term displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.
Fall: February 1