Across a variety of media, our journalist graduates are covering the news—from local and national television and radio stations to newspapers and online journalism organizations. Through intensive coursework, internships in the country’s largest media markets, and Boston’s ideal location for news, you will be more than adequately prepared for a professional career in journalism.
Joining your past experience with your Emerson investigative and news reporting skills, you may become a news director, anchor, editor, investigator, reporting, or producer nationwide.
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JOURNALISM (MA) at a glance
Full-time enrollment. Full-time enrollment is typically 8 or 12 credits per semester.
Students usually complete the degree in two years.
meet the graduate program director
Professor Jerry Lanson blogs for the Huffington Post and has a passion for ethics. He has taught multimedia reporting, feature writing and advanced print courses. Lanson has also co-written two writing and reporting texts and authored a book on overcoming writer's block.
BroadcAst Journalism Alumni
Boston News Anchors
Pam Cross '75
Latoyia Edwards '98
Ed Harding '75
Gene Lavanchy '86
Maria Stephanos '88, MA '93
David Wade '95
Susan Wornick '71
Maria Menounos '00, Access Hollywood